Mineraux du Monde No. 1 Issue - Gold

Starting date:
July 19, 2013

Posting date:
July 19, 2013

Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall

Subcategory:
Hobby/Craft Items, Chemicals

Source of recall:
Health Canada

Issue:
Product Safety, Flammability Hazard

Audience:
General Public

Identification number:
RA-34527


"Mineraux du Monde" No. 1 Issue - Gold
Product description

This recall involves a 6 mL vial of gold flakes preserved in an alcohol solution. The recalled product, "Le No. 1: L'Or", is the first issue of a mineral collection called "Mineraux du Monde". The vial of gold can either be identified by the barcode number: 0 65385 89527 6 01 on the exterior packaging or there is a manufacturer reference: ES 37618799E, which can be found on a tag accompanying the vial.
Hazard identified

The recalled products do not meet the packaging and labeling requirements for Consumer Chemical Products under Canadian Law. The containers lack the symbol and warnings required for flammable products.

The lack of labeling information, including appropriate warnings, may cause serious injury.

Neither Health Canada nor RBA France has received any reports of injuries or incidents related to the use of these products.
Number sold

Approximately 23,464 recalled products were sold in Canada via kiosk locations and subscriptions.
Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2012 to December 2012.
Place of origin

Manufactured in Spain.
Companies

Manufacturer
Opalo Minerales
Barcelona
SPAIN

Distributor
LS Distribution North America
Anjou
Quebec
CANADA

Distributor
RBA France Canada
Paris
FRANCE

Consumers should stop using the recalled product immediately.

The product can be returned in person at the place of purchase or it can be sent to the following address so that it can be disposed of properly:

LS Distribution North America
8155 Larrey Street
Anjou, Quebec
H1J 1L5

For more information on receiving a replacement product, consumers may contact LS Distribution North America by email or telephone: 1-800-363-1310 or 1-514-355-3333 (Montreal Region)