OTTAWA – Health Canada is aware that some metformin products available outside Canada have been found to contain a nitrosamine impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), above the acceptable limit. Metformin is a prescription drug used to control high blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes.
The NiMh battery pack of the 9410 and 9415 Industrial Flashlight may explode while charging, posing a risk of injury to consumers and bystanders.
The recalled front bicycle rack can loosen and contact the front wheel, posing a crash or injury hazard to the user
Excessive bending of the snowman may cause the central wire to break and pierce through the fabric of the covering material and become exposed, posing an injury hazard.
If the bassinet is moved across the floor with enough friction or shaken with significant pressure, the lateral forces may cause the wooden legs to break at or near the attachment point where the legs are screwed into the supporting cross beam. If a leg of the bassinet were to break with an occupant inside, the bassinet could present a fall hazard.
OTTAWA – Health Canada would like to remind Canadians of the risks posed by unauthorized health products and to reaffirm that it will not hesitate to take action against illegal manufacturing and distribution of health products that could pose a health and safety risk to Canadians.
The recalling firm is Low Carb Canada.This product has been distributed in Retail.
The drawstrings on children's outerwear can hang on playground equipment, fences or other objects, posing a strangulation hazard. In addition, if the cord attaches to a vehicle, the child can be dragged.
OTTAWA – Health Canada has beenworkingto address the issue of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) and similar nitrosamine impurities found in certain “sartan” angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) blood pressure medications since 2018 and, certain ranitidine drugs more recently.