Canada/Ottawa: Mountain Equipment Coop. (“MEC”) recalls an estimated 33,650 bottles of FilZer Lube Products due to suspected failure to provide the required child-resistant closures on its packaging and suspected failure to have proper hazard labelling required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 (“CCCR”, 2001) under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (“CCPSA”) and consequential ingestion and injury hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/525y30802e5
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Lubricating Fluids are subject to this recall:
- FilZer Dry Chain Lube, sold in 180 ml (6 ounce) bottles with an MEC SKU of 5028-393 and a UPC of 819261002032
- FilZer Wet Chain Lube, sold in 180 ml (6 ounce) bottles with an MEC SKU of 5028-394 and a UPC of 819261002049
- FilZer Hippy Chain Lube, sold in 180 ml (6 ounce) bottles with an MEC SKU of 5028-392 and a UPC of 819261002056
- FilZer DOT 4 Disc Brake Fluid, sold in 120 ml (4 ounce) bottles with an MEC SKU of 5041-109 and a UPC of 819261002834
- FilZer DOT 4 Disc Brake Fluid, sold in one (1) litre bottles with an MEC SKU of5041-110 and a UPC of 819261002827
- FilZer DOT 5.1 Disc Brake Fluid, sold in 120 ml (4 ounce) bottles with an MEC SKU of .5041-111 and a UPC of 819261002858
- FilZer DOT 5.1 Disc Brake Fluid, sold in one (1) litre bottles with an MEC SKU of5041-112 and a UPC of 819261002841
Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Lubricating Fluids are pictured on the Web site above.
According to Health Canada, its inspection program has found the recalled Lubricating Fluids were not sold with the required child-resistant closures and do not have proper hazard labelling required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 (CCCR, 2001) under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA).
The lack of required warnings and lack of child-resistant closures could lead to improper use or storage of the product and present a risk of injury to children and others.
The recalled Lubricating Fluids were sold in Canada from February 2012 to January 2017.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Lubricating Fluids, please do not use them or handle them. Instead, immediately dispose of the recalled products in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements taking care to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (“PPE”) such as a mask and gloves.
If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Mountain Equipment Coop Service Centre at 1-888-847-0770 from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday, from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM, PST on Saturdays and from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, PST on Sundays. Alternatively, you can e-mail Mountain Equipment Coop at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-61756
Recalls Direct RIN: 8126-2017
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Filed under: Children, Health Canada/Santé Canada, Ingestion hazard, Labeling or regulatory issues, potentially harmful or lethal ingredients | Tagged: FilZer DOT 4 Disc Brake Fluid, FilZer DOT 5.1 Disc Brake Fluid, FilZer Dry Chain Lube, FilZer Hippy Chain Lube, FilZer Wet Chain Lube, HCSC, HCSC ID number: RA-61756, Health Canada, MEC, Mountain Equipment Coop., Recalls Direct RIN: 8126-2017 |