Consumer awareness for recent product recalls in Canada.
Here's a weekly digest of the recalls in Canada this past week.
IKEA MYSINGSÖ beach chair
This recall involves the IKEA MYSINGSÖ beach chair. The foldable, outdoor chair is made of a fabric seat and a foldable wooden frame. It was sold in multiple colour variations: light red, light blue, grey, green, white, red, red/blue and assorted colours.
The fabric seat on the recalled beach chair can be re-assembled incorrectly, resulting in the chair collapsing during use, posing a fall or finger entrapment hazard to consumers.
Stainless Steel Lightning Slide - Single Bedway, and Double Lightning Slide – Double Bedway
This recall involves the Playworld Systems stainless steel single bedway and double bedway Lightning Slides. Such slides can be attached as components to a post and deck playground, or can be stand-alone slides.
Model Numbers for Stainless Steel Single Lightning Slides, Stainless Steel Double Lightning Slides and Free-Standing Stainless Steel Lightning Slides can be found here:
Max X-Line Lifeline
This recall involves the Max X-Line Lifeline. The Max X-Line is made from a 12 strand polyester rope that is blue with a yellow tracer. The end of the X-Line features an air hose attachment for pneumatic tools. Details and model numbers here:
4 Piece Duck Set and 7 Piece Duck with Tub Set
This recall involves 2 bath duck sets:
4 Piece duck set; 1 large and 3 small ducks
UPC code: 058445295093, Item No. 29509; and
7 Piece Duck with tub set; 7 small ducks with tub
UPC code: 058445299411, Item No. 29941.
The ducks are yellow with orange bills. There is a visible squeaker at the bottom of the ducks.
The squeaker in the ducks can be removed posing as a possible choking hazard for infant or small children.
As of January 13, 2017 the company has received one report of the squeaker detaching from the duck in Canada, and no reports of injury.
HP Lithium-Ion Batteries in HP and Compaq Notebook Computers
This expanded recall involves additional lithium-ion batteries not included in the previous recall.
The recall involves certain HP lithium-ion batteries compatible with HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario, and HP Pavilion Notebook Computers. The affected batteries were sold with notebook computers and were also sold separately.
It is essential that customers recheck their batteries, even if they did so previously and were informed that they were not affected.
ageLOC brand TR90 Protein Boost recalled due to undeclared milk
Ottawa, January 27, 2017 - Nu Skin Canada Inc. is recalling ageLOC brand TR90 Protein Boost from the marketplace because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled product described below. Full details here: