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Recalls & Safety Alerts

Information from the Government of Canada on recalls and safety alerts related to consumer products, vehicles, food and health products;

Health Canada works with companies to issue recalls and get unsafe consumer products out of the Canadian marketplace. Examples: cosmetics, children's products, small appliances, housewares, household chemicals, toys, sports equipment.

Genius Premium Craft Boxes recalls Do-It-Yourself Slime Kits

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined the Do-It-Yourself Slime Kits do not meet the Canadian toy safety requirements related to boric acid content.

Added Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Neo-Image Candlelight Ltd recalls Thermoglow Stem Wick Chafing fuel & Thermoglow Methanol Gel Chafing Fuel

The recalled products do not have proper hazard labelling as required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. Improper labelling could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

Added Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Recall Re-Announcement: Unitary Products Group of York International Corp. recalls Coleman, Coleman Evcon and Red T brand furnaces

The furnaces can overheat causing the heat exchanger to crack, burn-through and in extreme cases cause furnace wrapper burn-through. This can lead to heating and possible burning of the drywall and other combustibles adjacent to the furnace, which poses a risk of significant property damage, personal injury or death.

Added Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Vita-Mix Corporation recalls Ascent and Venturist Series 8-ounce and 20-ounce Blending Containers

The container can separate from the blade base exposing the blades, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Added Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Dollarama recalls the Skip Ball toy

The Skip Ball toy may contain levels of phthalates that exceed the allowable limit. Studies suggest that certain phthalates, including DEHP, may cause reproductive and developmental abnormalities in young children when soft vinyl products containing phthalates are sucked or chewed for extended periods.

Added Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Trek Bicycle Corporation recalls Bontrager Line Pro Flat Bicycle Pedals

The pedals may have been manufactured with hydrogen embrittlement in the spindle of the pedals, causing one or both of the pedals to fail. When it fails, the pedal body separates from the spindle. If this happens while the bicycle is being operated, the rider could potentially lose control of the bicycle and fall.

Added Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Camco Manufacturing, Inc. recalls Camco RV Awning Water Proofer

Health Canada's inspection program found the recalled product does not meet the labelling and child-resistant packaging requirements for consumer chemical products as set out in the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001.

Added Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Food advisories, warnings, and safety tips to stay safe and avoid food-related hazards and illnesses.

Noble Grill Premium brand Pork Tenderloin Supreme Pepper recalled due to undeclared mustard

Added Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Pinty's brand Oven Roasted Chicken Breast Strips recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Added Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Dole brand Baby Spinach with Tender Reds recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Added Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Huîtres la Chipagane Oysters brand Cocktail Oysters recalled due to Salmonella

The recalling firm is Victor Aquaculture Inc..This product has been distributed in Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional.

Added Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Mallet / L'Étang Ruisseau Bar Ltée. brand Cocktail American Oysters recalled due to Salmonella

The recalling firm is L'Étang Ruisseau Bar Limitée.This product has been distributed in Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional.

Added Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Oguraya Bakery brand Buns recalled due to undeclared milk

The recalling firm is Foster's Bakery (1981) Ltd..This product has been distributed in Retail.

Added Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Randsland brand Classic Coleslaw and Broccoli Slaw recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Added Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Safety alerts, public health advisories, and recalls related to therapeutic health products.

Health Canada Warns Canadians of New Safety Information Related to Long-Term Use of Azithromycin Following Stem Cell Transplants in Cancer Treatment

OTTAWA – Health Canada is warning Canadians of the potential risk of cancer relapse in patients with cancer of the blood and lymph nodes who have undergone stem cell transplant and are taking long-term azithromycin (Zithromax).

Added Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

"Jian Pai Natural Skin Care Cream" contains antifungal drugs not listed on the label, which may pose serious health risks

Health Canada testing of “Jian Pai Natural Skin Care Cream,” also called ‘’Yikangshuang,” found that it contains two antifungal drugs (fluconazole and miconazole) that are not listed on the product label, and may pose serious health risks.

Added Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Unauthorized skin creams and lotions sold at various retailers in Quebec may pose serious health risks

Health Canada seized eight unauthorized skin lotions and creams from Ayotai Canada because they are labelled to contain a prescription drug (clobetasol propionate or betamethasone dipropionate). The unauthorized lotions and creams were distributed by Ayotai and sold by various retailers in Quebec.

Added Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Health Canada updates Canadians on shortage situation involving EpiPen (0.3 mg) auto-injectors

Added Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400

1-Day Acuvue Moist (2018-07-26)

Added Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

ARCHITECT I Sytem - EBV VCA IgM Reagent Kit (2018-07-26)

Added Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Human IgM kit for use on SPAPLUS (2018-07-25)

Added Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

New recalls that may apply to your personal vehicle, the vehicles in your fleet, or your rental vehicles.

THOR MOTOR COACH issued a recall on multiple vehicle models

On certain motorhomes, the windshield wiper system may have been incorrectly installed and secured. This could result in the wiper system being loose, which could limit the drivers visibility under certain conditions which may increase the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will inspect the wiper system for correct installation, and if required, the wiper nut(s) will be tightened to specification.

Added Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400

TIFFIN issued a recall on the PHAETON model

On certain vehicles built on a Powerglide chassis, insufficient clearance exists between the exhaust pipe and the floor. This could cause the floor insulation to melt and make the floor area above the engine extremely hot, increasing the risk of personal injury or possibly resulting in a fire. Correction: Dealers will install a revised exhaust configuration to increase clearance. Note: This is an expansion of recall 2015-565.

Added Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400

TIFFIN issued a recall on the ALLEGRO model

On certain motorhomes, the certification label on the trailer hitch may have not have the correct weight capacity information. This could cause the trailer hitch to be inadvertently overloaded causing it to fail, resulting in the loss of the towed vehicle and/or trailer, which would increase the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Labels will be mailed to owners of affected vehicles, along with instructions for proper installation. Note: This is an expansion of recall 2016-563.

Added Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400

LODE KING issued a recall on the SEMI TRAILER model

On certain semi-trailers, the bolts holding the suspension to the trailer framework may not have been properly torqued at the time of assembly, potentially causing them to become loose or break over time. If this occurs, the axle could separate from the trailer which would increase the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will replace all the bolts holding the suspension components to the trailer framework and add reinforcing gussets to the mating cross member to address any potential cracks that could exist in the cross member.

Added Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400

AIRSTREAM issued a recall on the BASE CAMP model

On certain travel trailers, the tires could come into contact with inner wheel well liner and fender when the suspension fully compresses. This could result in sudden tire failure or a rapid loss of tire air pressure, which would increase the risk of a crash causing injury and/or property damage. Correction: Dealers will replace the axle with a new one that will prevent contact with the wheel well inner liner and fender.

Added Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400

BMW issued a recall on the X5 model

On certain vehicles, the front passenger airbag could produce excessive internal pressure during airbag deployment due to a potential airflow impairment in the inflator module. Increased pressure may cause the inflator to rupture, which could allow fragments to be propelled toward vehicle occupants, increasing the risk of injury. This could also damage the airbag module, which could prevent proper deployment. Failure of the airbag to fully deploy during a crash (where deployment is warranted) could increase the risk of personal injury to the seat occupant. Correction: Dealers will replace the front passenger airbag inflator.

Added Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400

REV RECREATION GROUP issued a recall on the AMERICAN ALLEGIANCE, and AMERICAN DREAM models

On certain motorhomes, the step tread of the interior entry steps may have been insufficiently supported during assembly. This could result in the step tread to potentially become unstable, which could cause a person to fall, resulting in injury. Correction: Dealers will install new screws to properly secure the horizontally mounted plywood cleats to the plywood supporting structure of the interior entry steps.

Added Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400

When child seats have a defect, do not meet safety standards or have other problems, Transport Canada issues an advisory notice.

KIDSEMBRACE issued a recall on the FRIENDSHIP SERIES COMBINATION BOOSTER SEAT model

Certain combination child restraint systems / booster seats may not comply with the requirements of the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations (RSSR). The lower connector system fails to meet the dimensional requirements of the standard. This could cause users to have difficulty attaching the connectors to the vehicle's lower universal anchorage system. Correction: Owners will be supplied with redesigned lower connectors. Click here for more information

Added Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400

DIONO (FORMERLY SUNSHINE KIDS) issued a recall on the LITTLE TIKES BOOSTER model

Certain child booster seats may not comply with the requirements of the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations (RSSR). The booster seats fail to meet the stiffness requirements of the standard. This could increase the risk of injury in a crash. Correction: Owners will be supplied with a replacement seat base. Click here for more information

Added Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400

RECARO CHILD SAFETY issued a recall on the PERFORMANCE RIDE model

Certain convertible child car seats may not comply with the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations (RSSR). The car seats in question may not meet the dynamic test requirements of the RSSRs when the bottom half of the infant insert provided with the product is not utilized in the rear-facing position. Correction: Registered consumers will be sent updated instruction labels to be affixed to their existing manual, and will be instructed to remove the sewn-on weight limit tag from the bottom half of the insert. Non-registered owners of affected car seats, or owners who have moved should contact RECARO Child Safety at 1-888-9RECARO (1-888-973-2276) or Info-usa@recaro-cs.com to obtain revised labels and instructions or if they have any questions. Click here for more information

Added Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400

EVENFLO issued a recall on the EVOLVE 3-IN-1 model

On certain convertible child car seats, a child may be able to reach and activate the seat's harness adjustment button, located between the child's legs, potentially loosening the harness. This could increase the risk of injury in a crash. Correction: Registered owners will be sent instructions on how to obtain a repair kit containing a revised harness adjustment button and instructions. Owners who have not registered their car seat should contact Evenflo at 1-800-233-5921 or at www.evolve.evenflo.com to obtain a remedy kit. Click here for more information

Added Thu, 08 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400

ELFE JUVENILE PRODUCTS issued a recall on the TURBOBOOSTER model

Certain booster seats may not comply with the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations. The instruction book does not contain a statement indicating that the booster seat, even when unoccupied, must be firmly secured to the vehicle, which is contrary to the requirements of the Standard. In the event of a vehicle crash, an unoccupied and unsecured booster seat may strike other occupants and cause injury. Correction: Registered owners will receive a letter containing revised instructions. Non-registered owners of affected car seats, or owners who have moved should contact the Canadian distributor, Elfe Juvenile Products, at 1-800-667-8184 or service@graco.net to obtain revised instructions or if they have any questions. Consumers can also obtain information or register online at: www.graco.net. Click here for more information

Added Thu, 26 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400

DOREL issued a recall on the GROW N GO, and GROW AND GO AIR models

Certain child car seats that do not comply with the requirements of the Canada Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations (RSSR) may have been imported in error. Child car seats that were certified to United States requirements may have been mixed with Canadian certified seats during shipping. Correction: All child car seats in non-compliance will be exported. Note: None of the affected seats were sold to consumers.

Added Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400

CANADIAN TIRE CORPORATION issued a recall on the KUKU BOOSTER, and NO-BACK BOOSTER SEAT models

Certain booster seats may not comply with the requirements of the Canada Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations (RSSR). The upholstery may exceed the burn rate of the flammability requirements of the regulations, and the seats did not meet the stiffness requirements during quasi-static testing. Correction: Registered owners will be sent instructions on how to return the booster seats for a refund. Owners can also bring the booster seat to any Canadian Tire store for a refund. Click here for more information

Added Wed, 20 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Advisories, warnings, and recalls that affect children, pregnant or breast feeding women.

Buy Buy Baby recalls Ellen Degeneres Coveralls with Cap

The coverall has a bunny applique which can detach and poses a choking hazard.

Added Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Expanded Recall: Peg Perego Canada Inc. recalls Various Book Strollers

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these strollers do not meet the Carriages and Strollers Regulations in Canada. Specifically, the strollers do not meet the latching system requirements for folding strollers as they do not have a safety device independent of the latching device to prevent folding.

Added Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Bumbleride Inc recalls Bumbleride Speed 3-wheel jogging stroller

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that this jogging stroller does not meet the sharp edge requirements of the Carriages and Strollers Regulations in Canada. The metal edge of the back hinge located on the right side of the jogging stroller can be sharp, posing a potential risk of cut or laceration.

Added Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Peekaboo Beans Inc. recalls Peekaboo Beans Dark Heather Charcoal Infant Garments

The bean logo can become detached, posing a potential choking hazard.

Added Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Reward Connections Inc. Recalls Ottawa Senators Onesies with Metal Snaps

The metal snaps on the recalled Ottawa Senators onesies may detach resulting in a choking hazard to young children.

Added Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Meubles Adams et fils Inc. recalls Adams Model Ride Strollers

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these strollers do not meet the requirements of the Carriages and Strollers Regulations. Specifically, the maximum recommended weight and height of the occupant is not indicated on the label which could lead to structural failure when the stroller is in use. The Adams-Ride Stroller is designed for maximum weight of 15 kilos and for children from 0 to 36 months.

Added Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Stroller Boutique recalls Anex Sport stroller

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined these strollers do not meet the Carriages and Strollers Regulations in Canada. Specifically, the strollers contain barium in excess of allowable limits.

Added Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400

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