This recall involves an outdoor wood furnace boiler treatment product sold under the brand name "Wood Doctor®". The product is a white powder in a white plastic container, and is used to control oxygen and prevent mineral scale.
Health Canada’s auditing process has revealed that the recalled product is corrosive and does not meet the labelling and child-resistance closure requirements for this type of consumer chemical, as per Canadian law.
The lack of child-resistant closures and appropriate warning labels, including French text, could result in unintentional exposure to this product and lead to serious illnesses or injuries.
Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or illnesses related to the use of this product.
Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it to Wood Doctor for a refund.
For more information, consumers may contact Wood Doctor at 1-877-770-8778.
Approximately 4270 of the recalled products were sold in Canada.
Time Period Sold
The recalled products were sold from November 2003 to April 2010.