Health Canada reports of a recall involving Baby Bibs distributed by Dollarama. The bibs' lining contains a phthalate, specifically DEHP (Di(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate), which exceeds the allowable limit. Phthalates, including DEHP, may cause reproductive and developmental abnormalities in young children when soft vinyl products containing phthalates are sucked or chewed for extended periods.
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Over 100,000 recalled bibs were sold in Canada from July 2011 to January 2012.
Corrective Action:Consumers should immediately take the recalled bibs away from children and dispose of them.
For more information, consumers may contact Dollarama by telephone at 1-888-755-1006 or by e-mail.
Health Canada reports of a recall involving Safety 1st Push 'n Snap Cabinet Lock. The cabinet locks can open easily when cabinet doors are pulled upon. As a result, cabinets that are expected to remain closed when these locks are used may be opened by young children posing an accessibility risk of the cabinet contents to these individuals.
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Dorel Distribution Canada has received 45 reports of incidents related to this hazard, with one reported case of a child swallowing a cleaning fluid.
Over 150,00 of the recalled locks were sold in Canada from July 2008 to February 2012.
Corrective Action:Consumers should immediately stop using the affected cabinet lock and visit Dorel Distribution Canada's website to complete an online order form to obtain a free replacement lock.
Consumers may also call the Consumer Relations toll-free number 1-866-762-3212 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Consumers should not return product to retail stores.