Health Canada is advising consumers to check all Spirit Halloween products on the list below due to ongoing health and safety concerns.
Health Canada is informing Canadians that the product Nature’s Power Solutions Acidophilus Blend contains undeclared milk allergens, which may pose serious health risks to people who are allergic or hypersensitive to milk. This unauthorized natural health product is marketed to help the colon and digestive system. It was sold at Joy in Health & Nutrition Inc., 4024-50 Street, Red Deer, Alberta.
The toy contains small powerful magnetic rods that can be swallowed. When more than one powerful magnet is swallowed in a short period of time, the magnets can attract one another while moving through the intestines. This can cause the intestines to twist, creating blockages or tearing of the intestinal walls.
Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the seasonal lights may pose an electric shock hazard to consumers.
The chamber part can unexpectedly eject from the rear of the marker, posing a risk of impact injury to the user.
Health Canada has requested that SurThrival voluntarily recall all lots of its colostrum products because they contain undeclared milk allergens, which may pose serious health risks to people who are allergic or hypersensitive to cow's milk. These authorized natural health products are marketed to strengthen the immune system, and can be found online and at various retailers across Canada.
Health Canada is advising Canadians that Formula kidney dialysis machines manufactured by Bellco may pose a potential fire hazard. According to the company, the chance of a fire occurring is low and patients should continue using their machines for dialysis treatment until service technicians can take the appropriate safety precautions.
On certain school buses equipped with a Ricon S-Series wheelchair lift, the platform could potentially crack due to bent knuckle link arms and/or defective bearing. Overtime, the platform could separate of the rear portion of the pivot plate making the lift inoperable and putting the lift operator at risk of injury. Correction: Owners will need to make an appointment with the local Ricon Dealer to have the lift inspected and repaired. Note: This is an expansion of recall 2015-611.