Rexall Water Filled Teether recalled due to microbial contamination
Immediately stop using the recalled teethers and return all products to Rexall for refund.
This recall involves Rexall 2-pack Water Filled Teethers available in a variety of colours (blue, green, orange, and pink). The recalled teethers can be identified by UPC 771058114956 located on the back of the packaging.
Under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, teether fillings must not contain any living micro-organisms. Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the liquid filling is contaminated with the bacteria Robertmurraya sp. These bacteria generally do not cause illness in healthy individuals. However, the bacteria can affect children with weakened immune systems, causing stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea, if the teether is punctured and the liquid filling is ingested.
As of August 12, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled teethers and return all products to Rexall for refund.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.
The company reported that 14,453 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time Period Sold
The affected products were sold from July 2016 to July 2022.
Place of Origin
Manufactured in Thailand.
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