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METALLISK Espresso maker for cooktop, 0.4 l stainless steel recalled due to burn and injury hazards

9 hours 27 minutes 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

9 hours 27 minutes 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.
Consumer product safety

Draw-Tite 1 7/8” Chrome Hitch Ball sold by Subaru Canada recalled due to injury hazard

1 day 9 hours 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 day 9 hours 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 day 9 hours 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

1 week 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)

1 week 2 days 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.
Consumer product safety

Various Bassinets and Change Tables for Harmony Play & Go Playards recalled due to potential suffocation and entrapment hazards

2 weeks ago
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these accessories do not meet Canada's Playpens Regulations. Specifically: If the bassinet structural support bars are not in place and fully assembled in accordance with the manufacturer instructions, and if an unattended infant is placed cross-wise on the bassinet without the bassinet structural support bars in place, an uneven sleeping surface may be created posing a potential risk of injury or death due to suffocation. If a child is left unattended in the bassinet or playard portion of the playard while the change table accessory is installed, contrary to the manufacturer instructions, a child could attempt to lift the change table accessory posing a potential risk of injury or death due to entrapment. As of November 15, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries related to the affected products in Canada. For more information on playards, please visit the Government of Canada's webpage on Playpen safety.
Consumer product safety

Professor Puzzle Rainbow Stacker toy recalled due to choking hazard

2 weeks 1 day ago
A peelable, plastic label located on the smallest center piece of wood can peel off and pose a choking hazard to small children. As of October 17, 2022, the company has received no reports of injuries in Canada. In the Unites States, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries.
Consumer product safety

Various Goalsetter Wall-Mounted Basketball Goals recalled due to impact injury hazard and risk of death to consumers

2 weeks 2 days ago
If incorrectly installed with inadequate load support, under certain rare circumstances, certain of the Goalsetter basketball goals could detach from the wall and fall to the ground.  This could pose an impact injury hazard and risk of death to consumers. As of November 10, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
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Primo Resin Deep Pour, Table Top & Bar and Arts & Crafts epoxy kit hardeners recalled due to improper labelling and lack of child-resistant packaging

2 weeks 4 days 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 7, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
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Various Lauren Taylor and Studio 707 corded window coverings recalled due to strangulation hazard to children

2 weeks 4 days ago
The recalled blinds do not meet the Corded Window Coverings Regulations and pose a strangulation hazard. The design of the product does not properly take into account the dangers of exposed cords which can create loops. Young children can pull on these cords with loops and place them around their necks or get tangled up in the cords, posing a risk of strangulation. As of October 23, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
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Update: Generac and DR Portable Generators Recalled due to Finger Amputation and Crush Hazards

3 weeks 1 day ago
The folding handle on the side of the generators can pinch the user’s fingers, posing an amputation and crush hazard, unless the locking pin has been properly inserted to secure the handle in place before and after moving the generator. Update on incidents reported: As of November 8, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received a total of 37 reports of injuries including 24 reports of finger amputation and 5 of crush injuries.
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