Fancy Heat 2.5 Hour Methanol Gel

Starting date:
July 3, 2013

Posting date:
July 3, 2013

Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall

Subcategory:
Chemicals

Source of recall:
Health Canada

Issue:
Labeling and Packaging

Audience:
General Public

Identification number:
RA-34341


Affected products
Fancy Heat 2.5 Hour Methanol Gel
Product description

This recall involves the Fancy Heat 2.5 Hour Methanol Gel. The product is used to generate instant clean fire for cooking in various environments. The product contains methyl alcohol and is sold in small metal containers as a single unit and as pack of 12. The products can be identified by the UPC 685100178004 for the single unit and UPC 685100174778 for the pack of 12.
Hazard identified

The recalled products do not meet the labeling requirements for Consumer Chemical Products under Canadian Law.

The lack of labelling information, including appropriate warnings, may lead to serious injury or property damage.

Neither Health Canada, Party City, or the Manufacturer has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.
Number sold

30,935 units of Fancy Heat 2.5 Hour Methanol Gel were sold in Canada.

4,944 units of Fancy Heat 2.5 Hour Methanol Gel 12 pack were sold in Canada.
Time period sold

Products were sold in Canada from February 2012 to May 2013.
Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.
Companies


Manufacturer
FancyHeat Corp.
Somerset
New Jersey
UNITED STATES

Retailer
Party City Canada
Downsview
Ontario
CANADA

Fancy Heat 2.5 Hour Methanol Gel

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products.

Products can be returned to Party City retail stores for a refund or the products can be disposed of by following Municipal Hazardous Waste Guidelines.