Mastercraft motor oil product recall

On November 4, 2010 Health Canada declared a product recall on Mastercraft Machine Oil (sold with power tools) by Canadian Tire.

This recall involves the Mastercraft machine oil included with power tools by Canadian Tire. The machine oil was not sold separately as an individual product. You need to check to see if you have this in your home, garage or shop.

This machine oil comes in a bottle and is supplied with power tools that must be attached to air compressors. It comes in a drop-by-drop dispenser that releases the machine oil one drop at a time. Both the machine oil and power tool is packaged in a hard cover blow-moulded case with a dual sliding lock mechanism.

The machine oil included with the following list of power tools are affected by this recall:

  • Product 058-7872-6 Model RP7857 Mastercraft 100 piece Air Tool Kit first sold July 6, 2005
  • Product 058-7909-2 Model RP7871 Mastercraft 71 piece Air Tool Kit first sold January 3, 2007
  • Product 058-8060-2 Model RP7849 Motomaster Tool Kit first sold June 17, 2008
  • Product 058-8179-2 Model CN45 Mastercraft Coil Roofing Nailer first sold November 30, 2006
  • Product 058-8434-4 Model CHF9034RA Mastercraft 3½" Framing Nailer first sold November 30, 2006
  • Product 058-8489-4 Model TF6450 Mastercraft 3-in-1 Mag Nailer first sold April 30, 2008
  • Product 058-8548-4 Model SF5040RC Mastercraft 2-in-1 Nailer first sold June 17, 2008
  • Product 058-8551-4 Model RP9800N Mastercraft 3-in-1 Floor Nailer first sold June 17, 2008
  • Product 058-8552-2 Model DA64R Mastercraft Angle Finish Nailer first sold June 17, 2008
  • Product 058-8650-8 Model CN90 Mastercraft Maximum Coil Framing Nailer first sold June 17, 2008
  • Product 099-3897-4 Model RP9200-B Mastercraft 3-in-1 Nailer + Coil Roofing Nailer first sold May 27, 2009
  • Product 099-6962-0 CHF9034RA+SF Mastercraft Nailers, 2-pack first sold June 9, 2008

These products were all first sold January 30, 2004

  • Product 058-8413-4 Model RP7431 Mastercraft ½" Impact Wrench
  • Product 058-8415-0 Model RP7436A Mastercraft ⅜" Impact Gun
  • Product 058-8416-8 Model RP7408 Mastercraft ⅜" Air Ratchet
  • Product 058-8417-6 Model RP7413 Mastercraft ⅜" Stubby Air Ratchet
  • Product 058-8418-4 Model RP7624H Mastercraft Air Chisel
  • Product 058-8419-2 Model RP7313AM Mastercraft Full Die Grinder ¼"
  • Product 058-8421-4 Model RP7620 Mastercraft Cut-off Tool
  • Product 058-8422-2 Model RP7110 Mastercraft ⅜" Air Drill
  • Product 058-8423-0 Model RP7439 Mastercraft Butterfly ½" Impact Wrench
  • Product 058-8425-6 Model RP7316 Mastercraft Dual Action Sander
  • Product 058-8436-0 Model T64R Mastercraft 2½" Finishing Nailer


What is the danger?

The machine oil included in the packaging of these Mastercraft power tools poses an aspiration hazard. Ingestion of this machine oil may result in serious adverse health effects.

Unfortunately the machine oil bottle does not have the proper hazard labelling and child resistant caps as required by Canadian law. The lack of labelling and child-resistant packaging may result in serious illnesses or injuries.

At time of the recall neither Canadian Tire nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or illness to Canadians related to the use of the machine oil.

What do I do?

You should immediately stop using the recalled machine oil and contact Mastercraft to determine whether the power tool they purchased contains the recalled machine oil.

If you have products that are affected by this recall then you will be supplied with a new bottle of oil for the power tools. The oil in the new bottle has been reformulated so that it does not pose an aspiration hazard and does not require cautionary labelling and child resistant packaging.

You should dispose of the recalled machine oil as per Municipal Hazardous Waste Guidelines.

If you want more information, you may contact Mastercraft at 1-800-689-9928 to have free replacement machine oil shipped to them at no cost.

It is not known how many of the power tools that had the recalled machine oil were sold between January 2004 and May 2010. As of June 2010 the compliant machine oil is being packaged with power tools at Canadian Tire.

The machine oil was manufactured in China. The importer is Canadian Tire Corporation Ltd. of Toronto, Ontario.

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