Recall: Tool Tech Glue Guns

Starting date:

July 23, 2013

Posting date:

July 23, 2013

Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall

Hobby/Craft Items

Source of recall:
Health Canada

Product Safety

General Public

Identification number:

Affected products
Tool Tech Glue Guns
Product description

This recall involves the Tool Tech Glue Gun imported by Royal International. The product is available in black with a red trigger and tip. The identified models include:

Glue guns affected by this recall

Model Product Description UPC Number

TY-G1001 Tool Tech Mini Glue Gun - 10W 7735443000935
TY-G4001 Tool Tech Mini Glue Gun - 40W 7735443000942

Hazard identified

The recalled product has not been evaluated for safety against any Canadian standards and bears an unauthorized cUL (Canadian Underwriters Laboratories Inc.) certification mark. The product may pose a safety hazard to consumers.

Neither Health Canada nor Royal International Corp has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these glue guns.
Number sold

Approximately 10,890 units of the affected glue guns were sold at dollar and discount stores across Canada.
Time period sold

The affected glue guns were sold from January 2010 to June 2013.
Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Jiande Tongyu Electrical Appliance Tools Plant
Sanhe Town

Royal International Corp.
St. Laurent

What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled glue guns and return them to the place of purchase or dispose of them. Consumers may contact their municipality for instructions on disposing glue guns