Children’s crib, whiteboards, step stools, and chilli peppers recalled this week in Ontario


Published May 28, 2023 at 2:29 pm

Health Canada is recalling even more products this week from Ontario which include whiteboards, baby cribs, stepping stools and green chilli peppers.

Mississauga and Brampton residents should check to see if they have any of these items in their homes or fridges as some of the recalls pose minor laceration risks, while others can cause serious health hazards due to the presence of Salmonella bacteria.

The Good and the Beautiful Math 1 and Math 3 Boxes

The Good and the Beautiful Math 1 Box with Metallic Whiteboard

The affected products are the Good and Beautiful Math 1 and Match 3 boxes with metallic whiteboards.

The Math 1 Box measures approximately 9 inches (23 cm) square and the Math 3 Box is about 7 inches (18 cm) square.

These boxes include lids with attached metallic whiteboards and are labeled Math 1 or Math 3 on the both the bottom left side and right side of the lid.

The issue with the product is that the whiteboard attached to the boxes can become detached— exposing sharp edges.

Risk: Potential laceration hazard.

What you should do: Consumers are asked to immediately take the recalled whiteboards away from children,  and discard them. They should contact The Good and the Beautiful company to receive a free non-metallic replacement.

As of May 17, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Eccles Step Stool

Step Stool

The step stool which is height adjustable, with a UPC of 752771822557 and Wayfair model # w005218634 are being recalled.

The item is made of bamboo and was sold in white, brown and wood tone colours.

The issue is the platform board of the step stool may crack during use.

Risk: Poses a falling hazard.

What you should do: Discontinue using the step stool and contact Longquan Chuanghui Household Products Co., LTD for a either a replacement or full refund.

As of May 10, 2023, the company has received one incident in Canada, and one report of injury.

Simply Hot brand Thai Green Peppers

Simply Hot - Thai Green Peppers Piment vert de Thailande - 50g - Front

The chill product is being recalled from marketplaces due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The peppers were packaged in April 20 2023, in a 50g clear plastic container with the UPC number 894242000504.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.

Risk: Posing serious infections to young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems. Some symptoms include fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea.

What you should do: Stop consumption the recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.

As of May. 28 2023, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Alex Baby Crib, Convertible 4 in 1 Design

Alex Baby Crib, Convertible 4 in 1 Design – Light grey and white

According to Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program, it has been determined that the cribs do not meet the Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations.

Specifically, the cribs failed to meet the testing for structural integrity as the mattress support broke with the possibility of the crib slats can break. These issues present entrapment and injury hazards to children.

The affected cribs have the following UPC numbers:

  • 686175952933
  • 686175952957

The cribs were available in two colours— light grey and white.

Risk: Poses entrapment and injury hazards to children.

What you should do: Stop using the recalled product and return the crib to a Bebelelo store to obtain a refund.

As of May 17, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

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