Safety Round Up (Feb 8) Latest Recall & Safety News

Product Recalls

Arbonne Men’s Facial Moisturizer – Bacteria Contamination Risk

This recall effects lot 043904 of Arbonne RE9 Advanced For Men Facial Moisturizer  SPF20.  Testing has revealed that this product may contain a bacteria which is particularly dangerous to people with a weakened immune system.  Stop using this product immediately.  If you have used this product and have underlying health issues (especially a weakened immune system) contact your doctor right away.  You can contact Arbonne at 1-888-ARBONNE for more information.

arbonne men's recalled moisturizer

Health Canada Reminder – Furniture Tip Overs

Health Canada has issued a reminder to parents of the dangers of having unsecured large furniture in a home with children.  Items like bookcases, dressers and TVs pose a huge risk to kids if they are not secured properly.  70% of all tip over accidents reported involve children between the ages of 1-3.

They recommend only buying furniture that meets latest ASTM F2057 International Standard Safety Specification for Chests, Door Chests, and Dressers.  If your furniture does not meet these standards (many older pieces do not) go to your local hardware store and buy some mounting hardware to secure large items.

Various Cough and Cold Products – Child Safety Caps Defective

The Novartis company has issued a recall that effects 17 products.  The child safety lids on these products may fail. Cough and cold remedies are extremely dangerous to young children.  This recall includes:

Jack & Jill products
Triaminic
Neo Citran
Buckely’s

For the complete list of each specific product including the DIN please go here. 

MasterKidz Wooden Vespa Style Scooter – Exploding Tire Risk

This recall involves  UPC number 882709082088 for the blue scooter and UPC number 882709082095 for the Red scooter. The scooters come with inflatable tires that may explode if over inflated.
Approximately 1300 of these Scooters have been sold across Canada between October 2012 and January 2013. They are sold at Chapters/Indigo. If you have one of these scooters do no inflate the tires and take it back to the store of purchase for a refund.  No receipt is required.

recalled scooter

This article has 7 comments

  1. I wish these things would be checked better before being sent out to the public. Very thankful for the recals and public info though

  2. WOW! This weeks list is very scary! You didn't know your sunscreen had bacteria in it? scary!

  3. I know they are adorable! If my little one didn't already have a huge collection of ride on stuff she would have gotten one for Christmas too.

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