Prato-Verde Wood Finishing Oil Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Prato-Verde Wood Finishing Oil Recall [Canada]Tembi Products recalls an estimated 10,770 cans of Prato-Verde Wood Finishing Oils/Stains due to failure to post required warnings as per the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act and consequential flammability, injury and fire hazards. HCSC:

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Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Wood Finishing Oils/Stains are subject to this recall (in alphabetical order):

  • Brio Wooden Walls and Ceiling Oil, sold in 237 ml, 946 ml, 3.78 L cans
  • Pareo Exterior Finishing Oil, sold in 237 ml, 946 ml, 3.78 L cans
  • Secondo Finishing Oil for Wooden Floors, sold in 237 ml, 946 ml, 3.78 L cans; and
  • Uno Coloured Oil for Wooden Floors, sold in 237 ml, 946 ml, 3.78 L cans;

All of the recalled Wood Finishing Oils/Stains are available in the following colors (in alphabetical order):

  • Africajou
  • American Walnut
  • Cappuccino
  • Charcoal
  • Cherry
  • Choco Wood
  • Cinnamon
  • Dark Oak
  • Grey
  • Maple Brown
  • Medium Oak
  • Natural
  • Old Pine
  • Red Fox
  • Rosewood
  • White

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled Wood Finishing Oils/Stains are pictured on the Web site above.

According to Health Canada, the recalled products do not comply with the provisions of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001, under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (“CCPSA”), relative to labelling requirements for consumer chemical products.

The recalled Wood  Finishing Oils/Stains do not have the symbols and warnings that are required to be placed on the containers of consumer chemical products. The lack of the required warnings could lead to improper use of the product and present a flammability hazard leading to serious injury or fire. Materials used with this product, such as rags, can catch fire on their own, with no outward flame source.

A consumer has submitted a report to Health Canada regarding this product. No injuries have been reported. No incident or injury has been reported to Tembi Products with regard to the use of these products.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Wood Finishing Oils/Stains, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact Tembi Products to obtain a compliant label. After applying the product, consumers should put the rags in water or dry them flat, then discard them as per the following:

==> Disposal of this product, if desired, must be in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements to protect your personal safety, the local drinking water supply and the ecosystem.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Tembi Products at the toll-free number 1 888 637-2483 or by e-mail at

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

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Additional information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-59680
Recalls Direct RIN: 7521-2016
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