Children’s cribs, pens, tables, generators and mirrors all recalled in Mississauga, Brampton and Ontario

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Published September 17, 2023 at 12:24 pm

Another week and it appears more products are being recalled from stores in Ontario.

Residents in Mississauga, Brampton and surrounding areas are being advised by Health Canada to check to see if they have any of the following products and should either dispose of them safely or return them for a refund.


Netic Pen – The Transformable Magnetic Pen

Netic Pen’s front and back product label

This product recall to involves a transformable Magnetic Pen which can be identified by UPC 802962347892. Each package comes with 13 magnetic tubes and 12 metal balls.

Health Canada’s sampling and assessment initiative has determined that these toys are not compliant with Canadian Toy Regulations. Specifically, the product falls short of meeting the required magnetic force standards and presents a risk of ingestion.

In cases where multiple potent magnets are ingested in a short timeframe, they can attract each other while moving through the digestive tract. This could lead to intestinal complications, including blockages or damage  the intestinal walls.

The company reported that 17,389 units of the affected products were sold in Canada between July 2022 to September 2023.

Risks: Poses severe and life-threatening hazards, if ingested.

What you should do: Immediately take the recalled product away from children and return to the place of purchase for a full refund.

As of September 11, 2023, there have been no reported incidents or injuries associated with these toys in Canada.


Outdoor Home Collection 3-Piece and 5-Piece Tan Bistro Sets

Three Piece Bistro Set

The product is available in 3-Piece and 5-Piece tan bistro sets. Each set includes a compact wooden table and two or four folding chairs, featuring wooden frames and seats and backs with roping in black, navy, or white.

The following products are impacted by the recall:

  • TAN-3PC MELUN BISTRO SET —VK 212217
  • TAN-5PC MELUN BISTRO SET—VK 212218

The issue with the items is the frame of the chair can break when a consumer is seated.

The company reported that 696 units of the affected products were sold in Canada between April 2022 to August 2022.

Risks: Poses potential fall hazard.

What you should do: Stop using the recalled products and return them to a HomeSense, Winners or Marshalls for a refund.

As of August 30, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.


Expanded Recall: 3-in-1 LEA Baby Luna – White and natural cribs

3-in-1 LEA Baby Luna – White and natural crib

The cribs are available in the white and natural colour, bearing the model/article number 1066827 are impacted by the recall.

Health Canada’s examination and assessment initiative have revealed that the cribs are not in compliance with Canada’s Cribs, Cradles, and Bassinets Regulations. Specifically, there is a concern that the spacing between the bars might be too wide and have been found to be prone to breakage.

The company reported that 239 units of the affected product were sold in Canada between August 2019 to April 2023.

Risks: Posing entrapment and other injuries to children.

What you should do: Immediately stop using the product, dispose of it safely so that it can’t be reused and contact the company for a refund.

As of September 14, 2023, the company has received no reports of injuries in Canada.


Generac Portable Generators

Recalled Generac GP15000E Portable Generator

The recall involves  two types of generators: GP15000E, identified by model numbers G0057341, G0057342, 005734R1, and 005734R2;  GP17500E, identified by model numbers G0057351, G0057352, 005735R1, and 005735R2.

The word “Generac” and the unit type are visible on both sides of the tank and the control panel of these generators. The model number can be found on a label positioned on the heat shield situated between the engine and alternator of the generator.

The recalled generators can fail to vent adequately from the rollover valve, causing the gas tank to build up excess pressure and expel fuel when opened.

The company reported that 97 units of the affected product were sold in Canada from April 2011 to June 2023.

Risks: Poses fire and burn hazards.

What you should do: Stop using the recalled generators and contact Generac for a free repair kit.

As of September 11, 2023 the company has received no reports of overheating and pressurizing or expelling fuel when opened and no reports of injury in Canada.


Expanded Recall: IKEA LETTAN Mirror

LETTAN Mirror

This expanded recall involves certain IKEA Lettan mirrors. The rectangular mirrors can be mounted on the wall horizontally or vertically.

The following mirrors are part of the recall:

All LETTAN mirror sizes with a date stamp before and including 2105 (YYWW) All Lettan mirror sizes with supplier number 21944 and a date stamp before and including 2325 (YYWW).

The date stamp (YYWW) is a 4 digit code where YY are the last two digits of the year, and WW is the week number.

The date stamp and supplier number can be found on a label on the backside of the Lettan mirror.

The IKEA company has detected a potential safety issue with certain plastic fittings used to secure the mirrors to the wall, which could result in the mirrors falling

The company reported that 27,825 units of the affected product were sold in Canada between February 2020 to June 2023.

Risks: Poses injury hazard.

What you should do: IKEA urges all customers who own an affected Lettan mirror to stop using it, and to order replacement wall fittings free of charge. Consumers may also return the mirror to IKEA for refund.  A receipt is not required.

As of August 29, 2023, there have been no reported incidents or injuries related to this matter in Canada.

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