Children’s walker, nursing hoodie, scooters and hot sauces recalled from Mississauga, Brampton and beyond
Published April 2, 2023 at 2:12 pm
A brand of hot sauce, fabric conditioner and several baby essentials, including a prohibited item are being pulled from store shelves in Mississauga, Brampton and beyond.
Health Canada is urging residents to pay close attention to their recent purchases and to look for any of the following items that they may have in their homes. These recalled products pose mild to severe health conditions, and injuries related to choking and falling.
The Laundress fabric conditioners
The recalled fabric conditioners were sold individually, in kits or as part of a bundle. All lot codes are being recalled.
The item is believed to contain a chemical impurity called ethylene oxide, which is a carcinogen and significant or long-term exposure could lead to health complications.
Risk: Chemical hazard posing adverse health effects.
What you should do: Immediately stop using the fabric conditioners and contact The Laundress company for a reimbursement.
As of March 28, 2023, the company received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
According to the law, baby walkers are prohibited in Canada. Children in baby walkers are exposed to hazards in their surroundings, that would not normally be accessible.
Several different models of the Yanru baby walker are being recalled.
Risk: Potential risk of falling down the stairs resulting in injury or death to children.
What you should do: Stop using and safely dispose of the baby walkers in a way that they cannot be used again.
Health Canada says removing wheels from a baby walker does not convert it into a stationary activity center. Baby walkers must be destroyed and thrown away.
Komera Original brand Seasoned Hot Pepper Sauce
All units sold up to and including March 30, 2023 are being recalled.
The sauce may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum which is a type of microbial contamination and could also be toxic.
Risk: Symptoms in adults can include facial paralysis, unreactive or fixed pupils, difficulty swallowing, drooping eyelids, blurred vision, difficulty speaking. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
What you should do: Do not consume and throw the product out. If you think you became sick from previous consumption contact your healthcare provider.
The Kindred Bravely Bamboo Nursing Hoodies were sold in a variety of colors and sizes for nursing mothers.
The hoodie is made from bamboo, acrylic and spandex, and features a drawstring closure with concealed zippers at the chest for breastfeeding access.
The issue is the drawcord on the hoodies has small plastic caps that can become loose, or break off and swallowed by a nursing baby.
Risk: Potential choking hazard for nursing babies.
What you should do: Stop using the product. Consumers should then cut the fully extended drawstring cords and discard the cords.
As of March 23, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injury.
Jetson Nova and Star 3-Wheel Scooters
The company has determined that one of the front wheels on the Jetson Nova and Star can detach due to the loosening of a bolt that secures the wheel.
Risk: Potential risk of minor to severe injuries to children.
What you should do: Immediately stop using the recalled scooter and contact Jetson Bikes for a repair.
As of March 23, 2023, Jetson has received multiple incidents of detached wheels. One case has resulted in a fall, causing a minor injury.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising