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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.

Health Canada reminds Canadians of the limitations of fentanyl test strips being used to check street drugs before consumption

OTTAWA – With the growing availability of fentanyl test strips on store shelves and online, Health Canada would like to remind Canadians of the potential limitations when using fentanyl test strips to detect fentanyl or other deadly substances in street drugs before consuming them.

Added Fri, 22 Jun 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

Mine Safety Appliances Company LLC recalls MSA Nuevo Wrap Safety Glasses

Testing by the CSA Group has shown that glasses distributed between October 2017 and April 2018 do not comply with the side impact requirements of the safety standard for eye and face protectors. The affected safety glasses may not provide adequate protection against side impact, posing a risk of eye injury.

Added Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Carmen Jewellery Inc. recalls Kenneth Cole-branded men's watches

The clear domed crystal glass on the watch face may detach or shatter, posing a physical or laceration hazard.

Added Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

A&I Products recalls Tractor Canopies

The canopies do not meet design specifications and can cause the tractor’s Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) to fail to protect the operator in a rollover accident, posing an injury hazard.

Added Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Ashley Furniture Industries , Inc. recalls Signature Design by Ashley Amnon Floor Lamp

The lamp has incorrect lightbulb wattage information printed on a label on the sockets of the lamp. The incorrect labels indicate that each socket can support 40 W bulbs, however the product is only rated for each socket supporting a 25 W bulb. The use of lightbulbs with the incorrect wattage could potentially melt the power-switch, posing a burn hazard.

Added Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

FLIR Lorex, Inc. recalls certain Lorex Video Monitors

Batteries in the affected monitors can overheat and expand, posing a potential burn hazard to consumers.

Added Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

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

JK brand apricot roll recalled due to undeclared sulphites

The recalling firm is M & H Distribution Ltd..This product has been distributed in Retail.

Added Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

KFI Premium Quality Foods brand Curry Powder recalled due to undeclared mustard

The recalling firm is Kehar Foods International Ltd..This product has been distributed in Retail.

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

Pecorino brand Hard Cheese from Sheep Milk recalled due to E. coli

The recalling firm is Mehadrin Milk Inc..This product has been distributed in Retail.

Added Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Mrakovic Meat & Deli brand The Original Mrakovic Burger recalled due to undeclared egg, rye, sesame, soy, and wheat

Added Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Now Real Food brand Zesty Sprouting Mix recalled due to Salmonella

Added Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Evergreen Herbs brand Pea Shoots recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Added Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

GPM brand Pea Shoots recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Added Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

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

Health Canada reminds Canadians of the limitations of fentanyl test strips being used to check street drugs before consumption

OTTAWA – With the growing availability of fentanyl test strips on store shelves and online, Health Canada would like to remind Canadians of the potential limitations when using fentanyl test strips to detect fentanyl or other deadly substances in street drugs before consuming them.

Added Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Arctic Sun 5000e Temperature Management System (2018-06-13)

Added Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Paragon Oxygenator (2018-06-13)

Added Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Dermatome An Handpiece (2018-06-12)

Added Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

BLINCYTO (blinatumomab) and Benzyl Alcohol Toxicity for Pediatric Patients

Added Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

NxStage System One Express Fluid Warmer (2018-06-11)

Added Fri, 22 Jun 2018 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 Thu, 14 Jun 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.

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

The Genuine Canadian Corporation recalls Carter's Penguin Set Cardigan

The front closure toggle may detach from the jacket resulting in a choking hazard for children.

Added Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Trésart Caché recalls Children's Upper Outerwear with drawstring in the hood

Health Canada has determined that 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 Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400

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