Thursday, July 25, 2013

Health Canada Consumer Product Recall Tool Tech Glue Guns

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
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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.
For more information, consumers may contact Royal International Corp. Customer Service by telephone at 1-800-465-4566 or 1-514-735-4566 extension 221 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.
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.