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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.

EZDRY and TrueTimber Food Dehydrators recalled due to fire and burn hazard

The EZDRY and TrueTimber food dehydrators can overheat and melt, posing a fire and burn hazard.

Added Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

16" Emoticon Necklace recalled due to lead in excess of allowable limits

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled jewellery contains lead in excess of allowable limits.

Added Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

George Best Friend Necklaces recalled due to lead in excess of allowable limits

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled jewellery contains lead in excess of allowable limits.

Added Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Kingsman and Marquis Skyline II/III Gas Fireplaces recalled due to fire hazard

The affected fireplaces have a gap in the outer cabinet, which may cause nearby wood framing studs to overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Added Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Certain models of Vitodens 200-W and Vitodens 222-F boilers: Carbon Monoxide Hazard

The back plate of the heat exchanger may corrode and exhaust flue gases may leak into the house or living spaces, posing a risk of increased carbon monoxide levels.

Added Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Blissco Holdings Ltd. recalls one lot of Cold Creek Kush and Green Cush dried cannabis pre-rolls

The product label has incorrect THC and total THC values, where the THC and total THC labelled is higher than the actual THC and total THC in the product.

Added Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Valentine's Day stackable Mugs recalled due to fire hazard

An error occurred during the translation of the French version of the product's labelling into English. The English version indicates that the Mugs are microwave safe, even if they are not. Mugs can produce sparks when placed in the microwave, which can cause a fire hazard.

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

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

GPM brand Pea Shoots recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Added Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

GPM brand Pea Shoots recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

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

Kirkland Signature brand Harvest Burger-Veggie Burgers recalled due to possible presence of pieces of metal

Added Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Livefit brand Pulled Pork and Brussel Sprouts Au Gratin recalled due to pieces of metal

The recalling firm is Livefit North America Inc..This product has been distributed in Retail.

Added Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Kind Organics brand Alfalfa and Broccoli Brassica recalled due to generic E. coli

The recalling firm is Kind Organics Inc..This product has been distributed in Retail.

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

Cuorenero brand Ccandyz Flamingo Lovers Confections recalled due to undeclared almond and hazelnut

The recalling firm is TJX Canada.This product has been distributed in Retail.

Added Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Feeding Change brand Young Thai Coconut Meat recalled due to Salmonella

Added Sun, 14 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

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

Multiple unauthorized prescription drugs seized from Vanier store in Ottawa, Ontario, may pose serious health risks

OTTAWA – Health Canada has seized multiple unauthorized drugs from Gigi’s Market in Ottawa, Ontario (23 Montreal Road). The products are labelled to contain prescription drugs, including antibiotics, and may pose serious health risks. In addition, Health Canada seized two skin ointments that may contain a prescription-strength drug.

Added Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Auro Pharma Inc. voluntarily recalls one lot of Auro-Irbesartan HCT tablets because of nitrosamine impurity

Added Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Infusion Sets - V/NV CV SS DEHP Free, V/NV CKV SMS DP, V/NV CKV SS DP (2019-04-17)

Added Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Auro-Irbesartan HCT Tablet (2019-04-17)

Added Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Intragastric Balloons and Potential Risk of Gastric and Esophageal Perforation, Pancreatitis, and Overinflation

Added Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Health Canada approves updates to Mifegymiso prescribing information: Ultrasound no longer mandatory

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

Multiple unauthorized eye solutions and an acne gel sold at two stores in the Lower Mainland of BC may pose serious health risks

Added Mon, 15 Apr 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.

16" Emoticon Necklace recalled due to lead in excess of allowable limits

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled jewellery contains lead in excess of allowable limits.

Added Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

George Best Friend Necklaces recalled due to lead in excess of allowable limits

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the recalled jewellery contains lead in excess of allowable limits.

Added Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Expanded Recall: Certain articles of Calvin Klein brand children's sleepwear recalled due to flammability hazard

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these products do not meet the flammability requirements for children’s sleepwear under Canadian law.

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

H&M Bathrobes recalled due to Flammability Hazard

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these products do not meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law.

Added Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

"I'M SLEEPING IN" bathrobe recalled due to flammability hazard

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these products do not meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law.

Added Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Mini Boo Bamboo Playsuit recalled due to flammability hazard

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these products do not meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law.

Added Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Ergopouch Explorer Sleep Suit Bag recalled due to flammability hazard

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these products do not meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law.

Added Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400

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