Citrus Solvent recalled due to improper labelling and lack of child-resistant packaging
Immediately stop using the Citrus Solvent product and contact the company for additional information.
This recall involves The Real Milk Paint Co. Citrus Solvent. The product is an oil thinner typically used in finishing of wood products.
Citrus Solvent – 16 oz
CS - 16
Citrus Solvent – 32 oz
CS - 32
Citrus Solvent – 1 Gallon
CS - G
The recalled product does not meet the labelling requirements and the child-resistant packaging requirements of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. The product poses an aspiration hazard if unintentionally inhaled or ingested, creating the risk of serious illness or injury, including death.
Aspiration into the lungs can occur when the product enters the lungs directly or is coughed up or vomited after being ingested. This coughing/vomiting could cause small particles of the product to travel into the lungs.
As of August 18, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product, keep it out of reach of children and contact the company for more information.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.
The company reported that 151 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time Period Sold
The affected product was sold from May 2020 to August 2022.
Place of Origin
Manufactured in the United States of America.
The Real Milk Paint Co.