Recall on Amazon, Costco, Dollarama lights, lamps and powders sold in Mississauga, Brampton, Hamilton and more

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Published May 30, 2022 at 9:09 pm

Health Canada has issued several recall notices in regard to lamps, lights and powders sold through Amazon, Costco and Dollarama across the GTA.

Firstly Camp brand oil lights sold at Dollarama. The lights have been recalled since the packaging, described as 26.5 x 12 x 12 cm in a dark blue and yellow cardboard box, does not meet regulatory child-safety standards.


The lamps feature a clear glass globe, an adjustable flat wick, and is available in three colors (black, blue or red). The product codes are 14-3080923 and UPC 667888386420.

The packaging poses an aspiration risk for children contrary to Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Aspiration can occur when inhaled or vomited up after ingestion. “The lack of child-resistant packaging and appropriate labelling information could result in unintentional exposure to the product and lead to serious illness, injury or death,” said Health Canada.

The company confirmed one incident on May 17, though no one has been injured, out of 47,025 sales.

As result buyers should immediately discontinue use of the lamp, and dispose of them in accordance with local hazardous waste laws. They can also contact Dollarama at 1-888-365-4266, Monday to Friday from 09:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m for a refund.

Next, the Richmond, BC based Olight Ecommerce Technology Co., Ltd., recalled an roughly 6,579 of their M2R Pro and Warrior Mini flashlights after report of overheating led to risks of burns and fire.

The M2R Pro was sold in black, camouflage, desert tan, OD green, gunmetal gray, orange, blue, ocean camouflage, purple, white colours.  They’re are roughly 13.6 cm in length x 2.9 cm in diameter.

The Warrior Mini was sold in black, desert tan, camouflage, spring 2 Ti, summer 2 Ti, autumn 2 Ti, winter 2 Ti, eternal 2 Cu and red colours.  The dimensions of Warrior Mini are approximately 10.6 cm in length x 2.3 cm in diameter.

Health Canada said the lights can accidentally be switched on while in the holster or pocket and overheat. The company has reported six incidents as of April 19, but no one in Canada has been injured out of 6579 sales.

The M2R Pro was sold from July 2019 to October 2021 and the Warrior Mini was sold from September 2020 to April 2021. Users are asked to immediately stop using the lights and contact Olight by email at [email protected]

Finally Costco itself has issued an immediate recall warning on Fibre4 with Probiotics powder, Costco item #1597539. The powder may have a higher dose of active ingredients than listed on the label.

Health Canada said users should;

  1. Verify if your product is affected.
  2. Consult your healthcare provider prior to discontinuing use of the affected product(s), or for any health concerns.
  3. Contact the recalling firm if you have any questions about the recall.
  4. Report any health product related side effects to Health Canada.
  5. Report any other health product safety complaints to Health Canada.

 

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