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Recall Re-Issue: Spirit Halloween recalls Feather Angel Wings

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Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program previously determined that the large feather angel wings do not meet the requirements for textile flammability under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

What you need to know before importing unregistered pesticides for personal use

Dollarama L.P. recalls Little Live Pets Lil' Frog Lily Pad

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When the button batteries are removed from the toy frogs, the battery’s cap can become a projectile and the battery’s chemicals can leak, posing chemical and injury hazards.

Rubie's Costume Co. (Canada) recalls Secret Wishes "Kissable Kitty" costume

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Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the marabou trim on the Secret Wishes “Kissable Kitty” costume does not meet the requirements for textile flammability under Canadian law.

Generic Drug User Fees Reauthorization: A Victory for Public Health

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By: Kathleen Uhl, M.D., and Michael Kopcha, Ph.D., R.Ph.  We marked an important milestone in the U.S. generic drug program on Oct. 1, 2017 – the start of the first reauthorization of the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments (GDUFA). These fees from industry provide FDA with vital funding that advances the Agency’s regulatory work to […]

The CFPC’s Actions on the Recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

How FDA ‘Triers’ and Food Sampling Have Prevented Tragedy

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By: Suzanne Junod, Ph.D. Suzanne Junod, Ph.D., holding two grain triers. Throughout history, one of the most important tools used by FDA inspectors to protect the food supply is also one of the simplest – a trier – which allows an inspector to collect a representative sample of a product. Triers vary in design, depending […]

Crown Mark Furniture recalls Louis Philip 5 Drawer Chest

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Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the 5 Drawer Chest does not comply with the performance requirements of the ASTM F2057-14 International Standard Safety Specification for Chests, Door Chests, and Dressers. The product can tip-over if not securely anchored to the wall by using the tip-over restraints provided with the product, posing […]

Parts Canada recalls Icon Motorcycle Helmets

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Due to a sewing problem in the chin strap, the faulty stitching may allow the D-rings to separate from the chin strap. In the event of a crash, the wearer of the helmet may not be adequately protected, increasing the risk of personal injury or death.

Toys"R"Us recalls Bruin Infant Wiggle Ball (AKA Giggle Ball)

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The wiggle ball’s rubber knobs and plastic back can detach from the ball, creating a small part, posing a choking hazard.

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