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Pro Charge Power Wireless Charging Pads recalled due to burn hazard

The wireless charging pads can overheat while in use, posing a burn hazard.

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Labelling error may lead to patients receiving Linessa 28 birth control pills instead of Linessa 21

OTTAWA - Health Canada is advising Canadians of a labelling error affecting one lot of Linessa 28 birth control pills on the Canadian market (lot 190056, expiry 06/2021). The English side of Linessa 28 boxes is incorrectly labelled with the eight-digit Drug Identification Number (DIN) for Linessa 21 (02272903) instead of the correct Linessa 28 DIN (02257238). The labelling error could result in a Linessa 21 patient inadvertently receiving Linessa 28 instead of Linessa 21 if the product is dispensed at the pharmacy only using the incorrect DIN as a reference.

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Health Canada warns Canadians of potential cancer risk associated with gentian violet

OTTAWA - Health Canada has completed a safety review of human health products and veterinary drugs containing gentian violet and has found that exposure to these products may increase the risk of cancer. Given the seriousness of this risk, Health Canada is advising Canadians to stop using all human and veterinary drug products containing gentian violet.

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Matrix Vavoom Freezing Spray recalled due to missing hazard labelling

The recalled products were not destined for the Canadian marketplace and do not have mandatory hazard labelling as required by the Cosmetic Regulations, under the Canadian Food and Drugs Act. Improper labelling could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

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Hayward Pool Heater Vent Kit recalled due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard

The recalled vent kits installed on the gas pool heaters are not the proper size and can allow carbon monoxide to leak, posing a carbon monoxide poisoning hazard to consumers.

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Unauthorized products may pose serious health risks

Health Canada is advising Canadians about unauthorized health products that may pose serious health risks. Thetable belowis updated when Health Canada finds unauthorized health products that are promoted for sexual enhancement, weight loss, as a workout aid, or as “poppers,” and that are labelled to contain or have been tested and found to contain dangerous ingredients. Links to previous tables with affected products are also available below.

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AmazonBasics 1500 Watt Ceramic Space Heater recalled due to fire hazard

The heaters can overheat, posing a burn and fire hazard potentially leading to injury or property damage.

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