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Zoli binki T. Pacifier + Teether Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

1 month 2 weeks ago
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the pacifier handle can detach, releasing small parts that may pose a choking hazard to young children. As of December 6, 2022, the company has received no reports of injuries or incidents in Canada. For tips on safe pacifier use, see Health Canada's web page Is Your Child Safe? and click on Pacifiers.
Consumer product safety

Westinghouse branded Current Taps with Surge Protector recalled due to Fire Hazard

1 month 2 weeks ago
The accredited certification body issued a public notice after receiving a consumer incident and identifying a risk of electrical shock.  An electric short will develop when this product is connected to a wall outlet with a two-line feed, posing a risk of electrical shock and a fire hazard to the user and bystanders.  Health Canada believes that this product likely poses a danger to human health or safety. As of December 5th, 2022, the company has received 1 reported incident in Canada, with no injuries reported.
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Vantage Special (Vantage Spécial), King Size, 25 cigarettes recalled due to Fire Hazard

1 month 3 weeks ago
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined the cigarettes do not meet the performance standards required by the Cigarette Ignition Propensity (Consumer Products) Regulations under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. The Cigarette Ignition Propensity (Consumer Products) Regulations require that when tested, all cigarettes manufactured in or imported into Canada must burn their full length no more than 25% of the time. Cigarettes that do not meet the performance requirements pose an increased fire hazard. Cigarettes that are dropped onto furniture, bedding or other textile products may cause a fire to start. As of December 7, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents and no reports of injuries in Canada.
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Dooya External Battery for Cordless Window Blinds recalled due to fire hazard

1 month 3 weeks ago
The recalled battery may overheat, posing a fire hazard. As of December 1, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the Unites States, the company has received five reports of the batteries overheating in consumer homes, one report of a battery overheating in a commercial factory, one report of fire in a commercial warehouse. No injuries have been reported.
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Puduo Epoxy Resin recalled due to improper labelling and lack of child-resistant packaging

1 month 3 weeks ago
The recalled products do not meet the labelling requirements and the child-resistant packaging requirements of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. The lack of child-resistant packaging and appropriate labelling information could result in unintentional exposure to the products and lead to serious illness or injury. As of November 25, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
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METALLISK Espresso maker for cooktop, 0.4 l stainless steel recalled due to burn and injury hazards

1 month 4 weeks ago
The espresso maker with the stainless steel safety valve may burst and expel hot contents, posing burn or other injury hazards to consumers. As of November 15, 2022, the company has received one report of the product bursting during use resulting in an injury in Canada. Globally, the company has received 18 reports of incidents, including 7 reports of injuries.
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Lamaze Chill Teether recalled due to microbial contamination

1 month 4 weeks ago
Under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, teether fillings must not contain any living microorganisms. Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the liquid filling in production code K1920ALP01 is contaminated with the bacteria Sphingomonas sp. Additional testing by TOMY International, Inc. determined production code E1920ALP01 is contaminated with the bacteria Staphylococcus epidermidis. These bacteria are usually harmless but may cause an infection in children with weakened immune systems, if the toy is punctured and the liquid filling is ingested. As of November 30th, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
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Draw-Tite 1 7/8” Chrome Hitch Ball sold by Subaru Canada recalled due to injury hazard

1 month 4 weeks ago
The Chrome Hitch Ball was sold to customers intending to install the product on incompatible models (i.e., The Ascent, Outback, and Forester), posing an injury hazard. Subaru Canada Inc. discovered that the product is not suitable for use with the current Ascent, Outback, and Forester model. The accessory in question is too small to fit any of those models. The accessory is only compatible with all smaller Crosstrek models, the 2021 and earlier Forester models and the 2019 and earlier Outback models. As of November 18, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries related to the affected products in Canada.
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The Laundress brand laundry and household cleaning products recalled due to risk of exposure to bacteria

1 month 4 weeks ago
The recalled products can contain bacteria, including Burkholderia cepacia complex, Klebsiella aerogenes and multiple different species of Pseudomonas, many of which are environmental organisms found widely in soil and water, and some may also be found in humans. People with weakened immune systems, external medical devices, and underlying lung conditions who are exposed to the bacteria face a risk of serious infection that may require medical treatment. The bacteria can enter the body if inhaled, or through the eyes or a break in the skin. People with healthy immune systems are usually not affected by the bacteria.  As of November 30, 2022, the company is aware of 11 consumers who have reported Pseudomonas infections and is investigating these reports to see if there is any connection to the recalled products. 
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Anti-fog reactivator for swimming goggles by Nabaiji recalled due to lack of appropriate labelling

1 month 4 weeks ago
The recalled product does not meet the labelling requirements for consumer chemical products required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. The lack of appropriate labelling information could result in unintentional exposure to the chemical product and lead to serious illness or injury, including death. As of November 21, 2022, the company has received one report of injury in Canada.
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My First Words cube by Placote recalled due to chemical hazard

2 months ago
The recalled product may contain lead above the regulatory limits. Under the Toys Regulations of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, it is illegal to import, advertise or sell toys that contains more than 90 mg/kg total lead. Lead is highly toxic, especially to children. A range of serious health effects have been associated with exposure to lead and cadmium, including anemia, vomiting, diarrhea, heart and immune system. In extreme cases, there have been deaths. As of November 17th, 2022, the company has received no reports of incident or injury in Canada.
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Health Canada orders Elfe Juvenile Products to recall Nûby 3-Pack Ring Chill kool Soother Teether model 537169 (lot M2K18V)

2 months 1 week ago
Under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, teether fillings must not contain any living micro-organisms. Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program found some samples that were contaminated with the bacteria Bacillus cereus. These bacteria generally do not cause illness in healthy individuals. However, the bacteria can affect children with weakened immune systems, causing stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea, if the teether is punctured and the liquid filling is ingested. As of November 23, 2022 the company has received no reports of incident or injury in Canada.
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