Published on April 3, 2022 at 1:46 p.m.
Several products have been recalled from stores in Ontario this week (March 28 to April 3) due to potential health and safety risks, including stores in Mississauga and Brampton.
Residents are advised to check to see if they have these products at home and avoid using or consuming them out of caution.
The following products are affected:
Shellfish products from several brands
Risk: Possible contamination by norovirus. The main symptoms of norovirus disease are diarrhea, vomiting (children usually vomit more than adults), nausea and stomach cramps. Other symptoms may include mild fever, headache, chills, muscle aches, and fatigue.
What you should do: Recalled products should be discarded or returned to the store where they were purchased. If you think you have become ill after eating a recalled product, contact your doctor.
Risk: Sizes 9.5 and 11 of the Quentin steel toe models have failed CSA compliance testing for impact performance as set forth in CSA Z195-14.
What you should do: Consumers are encouraged to immediately stop using the shoes and throw them away.
Risk: These products do not meet the flammability requirements for children’s sleepwear of the Children’s Sleepwear Regulations. Loose-fitting children’s sleepwear can come into contact with ignition sources such as stove elements, candles and matches more easily than tight-fitting sleepwear, and once ignited, it will burn rapidly,
What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled children’s ponchos and contact the nearest point of sale for a refund.
Risk: The removable tip of the cap on some bottles can detach if pulled firmly, posing a choking hazard. As of March 22, 2022, the company had received one incident report in Canada and no injury reports.
What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bottles with the affected cap and return them to the store where they were purchased for a refund.
Risk: The legs may detach from the body, posing a potential choking hazard for young children.
What you should do: Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattles away from children, stop using the product and contact the company for further information.
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