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Oh boy, today I have a lot of recalls, updates, and reminders to share with all of you and sadly, all are pretty crucial. From flashlight batteries that overheat to Playtex pacifier holder clips that crack and break to head lice and dangerous toilet parts, this is one outrageous recall post that you can’t miss!
Recall – Canada and United States: Playtex Pacifier Holder Clips Reason for Recall: choking hazard. Why? That little clip can actually crack and now you’ve got little pieces of the broken clip that become a choking hazard. This is serious given that 150,000 units were sold in Canada and about 1.25 MILLION were sold in the United States! Make sure you don’t have one! Click here to read more.
Recall – Canada: Sandoz Canada Inc. glimepiride – diabetes medication /strong> Reason for Recall: mislabelled 1 mg tablets but may contain 2 mg dosage. Not a laughing matter if you have diabetes. So, please read on to make sure you’re not affected. Click here to read more.
Warning – Canada: Unlicenced laser hair removal products that can cause eye damage Ugh, what? Did I read that correctly? Yes, you did. Read on for more details. Click here to read more.
Recall – Canada: TAG and RIDER brands children’s outerwear with neck drawstring Reason for Recall: strangulation hazard. Need I say more? Note: these TAG and RIDER items recalled were sold only at L’Aubainerie stores. However, we all need to be reminded of this danger when buying children’s clothing Click here to read more.
Expanded Recall: United States and Canada – Flushmate III Pressure-Assist Flushing System Reason for Recall: image that the recallled item can burst and well, it’s got a lot of pressure stored. Next thing you know, the thing is flying up and at you. In other words, it can lift the tank lid and shatter the tank and next thing you know, you’ve got possible cuts and property damage. All from one Flushmate III Pressure-Assist Flushing System. That’s CRAZY! Click here to read more.
Recall: United States and Canada – Rayovac flashlights Reason for Recall: That flashlight battery can overheat. Next thing you know, it’s melting the plastic outer casing of the flashlight and can pose a burn hazard. A lot of these flashlights were sold so do check and make sure you don’t have one! Click here to read more.
From the FDA: Treating Head Lice YUCK. I hate lice. They aggravate me and irritate me and I’m sure they irritate many other families. Read this article from the FDA on treating head lice and let’s hope none of our children get those nasty little critters! Click here to read more.
Canada: Government of Canada and Canadian Cancer Society Launch Break It Off Smoking Cessation Campaign Together, the Government of Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society have launched this new program aimed at young adults (aged 20 – 24 years) to motivate them to quit smoking. Click here to read more.
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Health Canada – how you can report a consumer product. If you experience an incident with a consumer product, you need to know how to report it. Click here to read more.
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