Snow blowers, child car seat, power tools, office chair and children’s clothing being recalled from Mississauga and Brampton stores
Published March 5, 2023 at 12:50 pm
Health Canada has issued a recall of several different brands this week due to the risk of injuries causing lacerations, electric shocks, choking and falling hazards.
Multiple power-operated items, office chairs, children’s clothing and car seats are among these items being recalled from Mississauga and Brampton stores.
Residents are asked to check their homes for the following products:
The power cable on the affected units could potentially become brittle and break when exposed to temperatures below -20 degrees Celsius.
Risk: This issue can lead to an electric shock injury.
What you should do: Stop using the product and return it to the nearest Canadian Tire store for a full refund.
As of February 10, 2023, there has been 11 reports of incidents relating to the power cord becoming brittle and breaking in Canada. However, no injuries related to an electric shock was reported.
DR Power Equipment PRO XL501 Chipper Shredder
The chipper shredders are normally used for garden and yard clean up.
The model CS35050BEN with serial numbers between 3004880448 to 3011335001 are the only products being recalled.
The company says the fin scroll of the product can fail, and may eject pieces of metal from the chipper shredder hopper while in use.
Risk: This issue can cause laceration related injuries.
What you should do: Stop using the product and contact DR Power Equipment for repair instructions.
As of February 28, 2023, there were no reports of any incidents or injuries, related to the recalled item in Canada.
The back of the chair can break or detach from the base of the seat when in use.
Risk: This issue can cause injuries due to a falling hazard.
What you should do: Stop using the product and return them to any HomeSense, Winners or Marshalls for a refund.
As of February 18, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries.
Patagonia brand Infant Capilene Midweight Base Layer Set
The affected items are sold in sizes ranging from 0 months through 24 months.
Each set included a knitted polyester long sleeved bodysuit with snaps at the left shoulder and at the crotch, and a pair of matching knitted polyester pants with an elastic waistband.
The snaps on the shirt may not be secure and can possibly detach from the clothing.
Risk: This issue can pose a choking hazard for children.
What you should do: Discontinue the use of the product and contact Patagonia for a prepaid return label and send the product in for a refund.
Child Secure Seatbelt Vests and Toddler Child Car Booster Seats
The recalled items were sold in different colours online at joygeneralstore.com and could have also been purchased through other online marketplaces.
The products do not meet the Transport Canada’s National Safety Guidelines and have not been certified to pass the requirements of the Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations.
Risk: May increase the risk of injury to a child in the event of a collision.
What you should do: Consumers should immediately stop using the items and safely dispose of the product in a way that they cannot be used again.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising