Nov. 24 - Canada: The CCCR Recalls Continue

Posted Date: 
Monday, November 24, 2008

As we mentioned in Health Canada Cracking Down on Non Compliant Labels a number of products have been recalled for non-compliance with CCCR-2001 and the cosmetics regulations.  We have identified 22 sets of products that have been recalled for label violations this year (5 since our last post):

  • Nov. 2008: 7 spray home fragrances (lacking flammability and corrosive warnings)
  • Nov. 2008: Spray mist skin care product (flammability)
  • Nov. 2008: Self-tanning mist spray (flammability)
  • Nov. 2008: Spray foam hair-care product (flammability)
  • Oct. 2008: Children's spray silly string (explosive warning)
  • Oct. 2008: Crack filler for asphalt (lacking necessary symbols)
  • Oct. 2008: Tanning mist (flammability)
  • Oct. 2008: Hair spray (flammability)
  • Sep. 2008: Spa chemicals (lack of child proof cap)
  • Sep. 2008: Paint solvent (lack of child proof cap)
  • Sep. 2008: Film barrier lubricant (flame projection too long)
  • Sep. 2008: Stainless steel polish aerosol (flammability)
  • Sep. 2008: Carburetor cleaner (flame projection too long)
  • Sep. 2008: Deodorant (flammability)
  • Sep. 2008: Grout (lack of child proof cap)
  • Aug. 2008: Spray truck bed coating (flame projection too long)
  • Aug. 2008: Aerosol engine cleaners (flammability)
  • Jul. 2008: Spray foundation (flammability)
  • Jul. 2008: All purpose cleaner (flammability)
  • Jul. 2008: Aerosol hair product (flammability)
  • May 2008: Home fragrances (flammability)
  • Apr 2008: Leather cleaner (child proof cap)

Note: 16 of the 22 product sets are packaged in pressurized spray/aerosol containers.  If you are have any doubts about the compliancy of your chemical products, please do not hesitate to contact us. More information about our label review services can be found here:

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