Safety Advisories & Recalls

March 28, 2019

Lee's Tea brand Teas recalled due to Salmonella

Lee's Provisions Inc. is recalling Lee's Tea brand teas from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described via the link, below.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.


If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

For more details and list of affected products visit: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2019/69448r-eng.php



March 19, 2019

Winning Brands Corporation recalls Kind Laundry Detergent 1L

The recall involves Kind Laundry Detergent packaged in a 1L bottle with UPC 8 3190800300 4.

The recalled product does not have the proper consumer chemical labelling required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. 

This lack of labelling information could result in unintentional exposure to the product and lead to serious illness, injury or death.


As of March 8, 2019 the company has received no report of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return the product to Winning Brands Corporation.

For more information, consumers may contact Winning Brands Corporation by telephone at (866) 722-3542, Ext-8. From Monday to Friday: between 09:00 am and 05:00 pm EST.

For more details, visit: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/69298r-eng.php


February 22, 2019

ZOOCCHINI UPF50+ Baby Cover up

As the Baby Cover up is advertised as a bathrobe, it must meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear.  This product fails to meet these requirements.  As a beach robe / cover-up it is not subject to the Children Sleepwear Regulations. 

As of February 18, 2019 the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product in Canada.


Consumers should immediately stop using the Baby Cover-up as a bathrobe or sleepwear.  There is no issue with consumers using this product for beach robe / cover up.

For additional information, consumers may contact ZOOCCINI's  at 1-855-792-6466 ext. 8 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET, Monday through Friday

For more details, visithttp://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/69156r-eng.php



February 13, 2019

Purely Bulk brand Brewer's Yeast recalled due to undeclared peanut

The food recall warning issued on February 11, 2019 has been updated to include additional product information. 

This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Puresource Corp. is recalling Purely Bulk brand Brewer's Yeast from the marketplace because it contains peanut which is not declared on the label. 

Review full details of the recall and check to see if you have recalled products in your home. 

Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to peanut do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.


For more details, visit: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/complete-listing/2019-02-13/eng/1550102571298/1550102573247


January 29, 2019

Kidzdistrict recalls Oribel Cocoon High Chair

This recall involves all Oribel Cocoon high chairs manufactured in July 2018 or earlier that do not have an "R" mark on the hinge hub of their legs (batch numbers: 25-OCT-17, 15-NOV-17, 25-APR-18). The affected high chairs were sold in various colours. The manufacturing date can be found on the warning sticker found on the back of the Oribel Cocoon high chair or on the compliance sticker found under the tray.

Hazard identified: The affected high chairs can develop cracks in the leg hinge and break, posing a fall and injury hazard.

As of January 16, 2019, the company has received 3 reports of cracked leg hinges in Canada and no report of injuries.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled high chairs and contact Kidzdistrict for replacement legs.

For more information or to obtain replacement legs, consumers can contact Kidzdistrict by telephone at 1-844-304-KIDZ (5439) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday to Friday, by email or by live chat. Consumers can also request a replacement kit by filling out the form on Oribel's website and providing their name, address, phone number and a photo of the warning or the compliance sticker.

For more details, visit: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/68960r-eng.php


December 31, 2018

Woodlot Shop Inc. recalls 13.5 oz Candles

This recall involves 13.5 oz candles containing 2 wicks. These candles are sold in a white or pink box and are identified by lot numbers: 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849 and 1850. Lot numbers can be found on the box and also on the bottom of the jar of the candle. These candles come with 9 different scents: original, cascadia, recharge, flora, cinder, wildwoods, amour, rose + palo, and rose + cannabis.

Once the candle has been lit, there is a risk of the glass jar cracking which may pose a laceration hazard and a risk of wax spilling which may pose a burn or fire hazard.

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the product for a full refund.

Consumers can contact Woodlot Shop Inc. customer service at 1-604-725-9264 Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 7 pm and Saturday, Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm PST

For more details, visit: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/68706r-eng.php


December 27, 2018

DUREX RealFeel 20 ct condoms

Following observation of variable burst pressure performance of Polyisoprene Condoms manufactured during 2017, RB conducted an internal investigation and identified that a specific batch (1000356816) of DUREX RealFeelŪ 20 ct condoms distributed in Canada is not expected to meet the registered burst pressure specification at end of shelf-life. As a cautionary measure, RB Health (Canada) Inc. is initiating a consumer level recall. 

For more details, visit: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/68718r-eng.php



December 13, 2018

U by Kotex Sleek Unscented Menstrual Tampons, Regular Absorbency

Kimberly-Clark has initiated a "voluntary product recall" of U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, regular absorbency, which were distributed between October 17, 2016 and October 23, 2018. The reason for this recall is due to a quality-related defect that could impact the performance of this product. Kimberly-Clark has received reports from consumers of the U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, regular absorbency, unraveling and/or coming apart upon removal, and in some cases causing users to seek medical attention to remove tampon pieces left in the body. There also have been a small number of reports of infections, vaginal irritation, localized vaginal injury, and other symptoms.

For more details, visit: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/68598r-eng.php



December 6, 2018

Skip Hop Tuo Convertible High Chair

Product Could Pose a potential fall risk, if the leg or legs detach from the seat. This recall involves units sold between June 2017 and December 2018.

Date Codes: HH5/2017, HH6/2017, HH7/2017, HH8/2017, HH9/2017, HH092717, HH092917, HH010518, HH030518, HH05182018, HH05312018

STOP USING THESE HIGH CHAIRS IMMEDIATELY AND CONTACT SKIP HOP FOR A REFUND.

For more details, visit: www.SkiphopRecall.com

Or call: 888-282-4674, Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm ET


October 15, 2018

Certain Abbott brand formulated liquid nutrition products in 235 mL metal cans recalled due to possible bacterial contamination

Abbott is recalling certain Abbott brand formulated liquid nutrition products in 235 mL metal cans from the marketplace due to possible bacterial contamination.

This recall was triggered by consumer complaints. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of these products.

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor. Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be returned to the store where they were purchased. 


For more information & list of affected products please visit: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2018/68018r-eng.php



September 10, 2018

Kangaroo Manufacturing Inc. recalls Kangaroo's Super Cool Slime

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined the Super Cool Slime products do not meet the Canadian toy safety requirements related to boric acid content.

Boric acid can be toxic to children if licked or swallowed. Children are more sensitive to boric acid toxicity than adults. High levels of boric acid ingestion may have long-term effects on a child's development and their future reproductive health.

As of September 10, 2018  Kangaroo Manufacturing Inc. has received no reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these toys in Canada.

Consumers should immediately take the recalled slime away from children and dispose of it in their regular household garbage or return to place of purchase for a refund. For more information, consumers may contact Kangaroo Manufacturing Inc. by telephone at 1-480-566-8686, from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm(EST)


For more information please visit http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67728r-eng.php#affected-touches