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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.

3M Scotchgard Heavy Duty Water Shield recalled due to missing Canadian bilingual labelling and hazard information

The recalled products do 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.

Added Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Wetskins Children's Rainsuit recalled due to strangulation hazard

Drawstrings on children's upper outerwear can become caught on playground equipment, fences, or other objects and result in strangulation, or in the case of a vehicle, the child being dragged.

Added Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Jacquard Gutta Resist Solvent recalled due to flammability and aspiration hazard

The recalled product does not have the proper consumer chemical labelling or the child-resistant packaging required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Added Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

MotoMaster Farm Jack, 3-ton, 48-inch recalled due to fall and injury hazard

The base of the farm jack may collapse under certain load conditions, potentially resulting in the jack and any equipment to fall on a person working in close proximity.

Added Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Norwex Rubber Broom recalled due to laceration hazard

The handle can break, exposing an inner metal rim, which poses a laceration hazard.

Added Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Golf, Utility and Transport Vehicles recalled due to fuel leak hazard

The Golf and Transport vehicles may experience a fuel leak from an improperly-routed fuel line, posing fire and burn hazards.

Added Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Expanded Recall: Matrix Vavoom Freezing Spray recalled due to missing hazard labelling

The recalled products were not destined for the Canadian marketplace and do not have the mandatory hazard labelling as required by the Cosmetic Regulations, under the Canadian Food and Drugs Act. Improper labelling could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

Added Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

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

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

ZO Skin Health Hydroquinone product recall (2019-08-15)

Added Thu, 15 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Dozens of health products seized from Aphrodite Aesthetic Clinic in North York, Ontario, may pose serious health risks

OTTAWA - Health Canada is advising Canadians that it has seized health products from Aphrodite Aesthetic Clinic (3311 Bayview Avenue, Unit 101, North York, Ontario) because they may pose serious health risks.

Added Thu, 15 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

EXACTAMED Oral Dispenser Amber 5 mL, Pharmacy Pack (2019-08-14)

Added Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Anaesthetic Masks (2019-08-12)

Added Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Unauthorized products may pose serious health risks

Health Canada is advising Canadians about unauthorized health products that may pose serious health risks. Thetable belowis updated when Health Canada finds unauthorized health products that are promoted for sexual enhancement, weight loss, as a workout aid, or as “poppers,” and that are labelled to contain or have been tested and found to contain dangerous ingredients. Links to previous tables with affected products are also available below.

Added Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Triathlon Femoral Distal Augments (10 AND 15 mm, SIZE 2, LEFT and RIGHT) (2019-08-09)

Added Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Berchtold Chromophare Ceiling Mounted Surgical Light System (2019-08-09)

Added Fri, 23 Aug 2019 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.

Wetskins Children's Rainsuit recalled due to strangulation hazard

Drawstrings on children's upper outerwear can become caught on playground equipment, fences, or other objects and result in strangulation, or in the case of a vehicle, the child being dragged.

Added Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Britax BOB Jogging Strollers recalled due to possible fall hazard

The front wheel of these strollers may detach if improperly secured causing the stroller to flip over posing a possible fall hazard.

Added Tue, 23 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Baby's Choice Pacifier and Holder Set recalled due to Choking Hazard

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that pieces of the nipple can detach, posing as a choking hazard to infants and young children.

Added Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Joe Fresh Baby Girl and Baby Boy Sun Hats recalled due to choking hazard

The loop fastener on the hat may detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

Added Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Stokke, LLC recalls Tripp Trapp Newborn Set due to fall hazard

The 5-point harness on the recalled product can be re-assembled incorrectly. This poses both a fall and injury hazard to children.

Added Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Stokke, LLC recalls Steps Bouncer due to possible fall hazard

Consumers who own both the Steps Bouncer and the Steps Chair set may experience the Steps Bouncer not attaching properly to the Steps Chair despite the locking indicator turning green.

Added Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Crocodile Creek Eco-Kids Tritan Water Bottles recalled due to choking hazard

The coloured sipper/spout may be removed from the top of the bottle, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Added Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400

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