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RECALL: Canadian Product Recalls To Be Aware Of July 2017

Posted Jul 20th, 2017 in Recalls

RECALL: Canadian Product Recalls To Be Aware Of July 2017

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Product recalls consumers should be aware of: 

Editor's Note: Rather than create a new post each week, we will create a monthly post.  

FOOD Recalls: 

Yoplait minigo brand yogurtYoplait Minigo brand and Liberté brand yogurt pouches recalled due to the potential presence of pieces of plastic

General Mills Canada Corporation is recalling Yoplait Minigo brand and Liberté brand yogurt pouches from the marketplace due to the potential presence of pieces of plastic. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described here:

President's Choice brand Pub Recipe Chicken NuggetsPresident's Choice brand Pub Recipe Chicken Nuggets recalled due to Salmonella

Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling President's Choice brand Pub Recipe Chicken Nuggets from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

President's Choice
Pub Recipe Chicken Nuggets – Uncooked Breaded Cutlettes
800 g
2018 MR 15
0 60383 13171 5

Toys Recalls

The Manhattan Toy Company, LLC recalls WinkelTM Color Burst Activity Toy

This recall involves Manhattan Toy's WinkelTM Color Burst teething and activity toy. The toy has multi-coloured plastic tubing inserted into a plastic cube with rattle beads inside. The toy is approximately 10.2 centimetres (4.0 inches) wide, 12.7 centimetres (5.0 inches) long and 8.9 centimetres (3.5 inches) high and is intended for children 0+ months.

Hazard identified
The plastic tubes can break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Dollarama L.P. recalls Jump Ropes

This recall involves Jump ropes with plastic handles sold in packages of two and offered in two colour combinations: blue and purple, or pink and yellow. Product number 14-3036420 can be found on the upper right corner of the product packaging.

Hazard identified
The jump ropes may contain levels of phthalate that exceeds the allowable limit. Studies suggest that certain phthalates, including DEHP, may cause reproductive and developmental abnormalities in young children when soft vinyl products containing phthalates are sucked or chewed for extended periods.

Reeves International, Inc. recalls Paulinda Super Dough

This recall involves Paulinda Super Dough sold in a kit containing green and yellow modelling clay and googly eyes to build a Koala figure.  The Super Dough kit can be identified by UPC 6930518924601 and model number 1571.

Hazard identified
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that Paulinda Super Dough Koala kits do not meet the Canadian safety requirements for boric acid in toys and may pose a toxicological hazard.

TOMY recalls Lamaze Munching Max

This recall involves the Lamaze Brand Munching Max toy with model number L27578 and UPC 796714275789.  This toy is a brightly coloured chipmunk with multiple textures, crinkles and satin ribbons. The toy is attached to an on-the-go clip, which when pulled causes the toy to vibrate and feeds on an acorn.

Hazard identified
The toy may break and produce a sharp point from an internal plastic component, posing a risk of cut or laceration hazard to young children.

Oball rattles with orange beadsAlert: Updated and expanded recall - Kids II Canada Co recalls Oball rattles with orange beads

This recall involves Oball Rattles models 81031, 81548 and 11483 available in pink, blue, green, purple and orange.  The balls have 28 finger holes and measure approximately 10.2 centimetres (four inches) in diameter. Embedded in the rattles are a clear plastic disc with all orange beads and two clear plastic discs with beads of varying colors on the perimeter.

Only rattles with date codes T0486, T1456, T2316, T2856 and T3065 located on a small triangle on the inner surface of the rattle are included in the recall. Rattles with one clear plastic disc with all blue beads are not included in the recall. 

Oball Rattles models
Model Number
Hazard identified
The clear plastic disc on the outside of the ball can break and release small beads, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Furniture Recalls

Caramia Furniture recalls Veronic and Carrera 3 in 1 Convertible Cribs

This recall involves the Veronic and Carrera Convertible Cribs.   The recalled crib is a 3 in 1 crib that can be converted to a day bed or double bed (separate extension required). The recalled crib is 154 cm in length X 81 cm in width and 116 cm in height. The Veronic crib was sold in grey, java, white and off white colours with product codes VCB-320, VERO-CR-SG2, VERO-CR-WH1, VERO-CR-CW1, and VERO-CR-JV1.  The Carrera crib was sold in espresso colour with the product codes CARR-CR-ES1 and CARR-CR-ES2. The product codes can be found on a label on the lower part of the headboard of the crib. The affected products were sold on their own and as part of collections containing other products.

Hazard identified
Some of the bolts supplied with the crib were too narrow for the nuts embedded in the crib, resulting in improper assembly. Improper assembly of the crib or use of substitute hardware could pose a safety risk to the users of the crib.

Health Canada received one complaint in which the bolt and washer came loose from the crib. No injury resulted from this incident.

Other Recalls

Polyprep Cleaner Powder and SICO Cleaner PowderPolyprep Cleaner Powder and SICO Cleaner PowderPPG Architectural Coatings Canada Inc. recalls Polyprep Cleaner Powder and SICO Cleaner Powder

This recall involves two products:

  • Polyprep Exterior Wood Cleaner, Brightener and Conditioner Powder (item number 771-132) is sold in a 1 kg container with a metal lid. The product UPC is 772412152546; and
  • SICO Exterior Wood Cleaner, Brightener and Conditioner Powder (item number 771-222) is sold in a 1 kg container with a metal lid. The product UPC is 056198045880.

Hazard identified
This product is being recalled due to a possible problem where pressure may accumulate in the container, causing a risk that the lid of the container may pop off. The lid popping off may cause product to escape and potentially injure those who unexpectedly come in contact with the product.

Propane Depot refillable propane cylindersYSN Imports Inc. recalls Propane Depot refillable propane cylinders

This recall involves Propane Depot brand refillable propane cylinders used with outdoor appliances. The serial numbers are printed on the foot ring of the cylinder. The brand logo "Propane Depot" and size is printed on the front of the cylinder.

The following refillable propane cylinders are included in this recall:
Serial Number Range
14.1 oz. cylinders (colour blue)
000001 through 004700
16.4 oz. cylinders (colour green)
000001 through 020800
Hazard identified
The refillable propane cylinders can leak propane gas, posing fire and explosion hazards.

As of July 7, 2017, the company has received no reports of consumer incident related to the use of these products in Canada, and no reports of injury. In the United States, the company has received 2 reports of the connecting valve starting to unscrew from the cylinder, and no reports of injury.

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