Recalls and Advisories: Health and Disability Product Warnings Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-13
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U.S. FDA restricts sale and distribution of Essure to protect women and to require that patients receive risk information.
United States FDA issues safety communication about illegal use of injectable silicone for body contouring and associated health risks.
FDA advises not to use any liquid drug or dietary supplement products manufactured by PharmaTech LLC of Davie, Florida, and labeled by Rugby Laboratories, Major Pharmaceuticals and Leader Brands, due to potential contamination.
FDA warns homeopathic teething tablets containing belladonna pose unnecessary risk to infants and children and urges consumers not to use these products.
Laundry detergent pods are small, colorful, and may look like candy or juice to a young child.
Stylists and consumers concerned about toxic chemicals in hair straightening products and still allowing formaldehyde containing products to be sold in U.S..
US drug watchdog strongly encourages recipients of all-metal hip implants such as DePuy Pinnacle to immediately receive MRI for indications of failure.
FDA information regarding the phase out of CFC products in inhalers for people with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Information regarding cyclospora a newly recognized infectious organism that infects the small intestine.
Equipment manufacturers offer free products from fraudulent companies claiming to be Medical Guardian and then consumer charged for products that were not needed.
CDC investigators describe pathologic findings from reports of fungal infection in patients given contaminated epidural, para-spinal or intra-articular steroid injections.
Recall of novelty magnet sets marketed to adults that contain small powerful magnets which can be easily swallowed or inhaled by children.
Health & Life, Co. LTD nationwide recall EZ Breathe Atomizers Model #EZ-100 after becoming aware of an increase in the number of complaints.
Over 85 drugs can interact with grapefruit with serious side effects and other citrus fruits such as Seville oranges limes and pomelos also contain the active ingredients.
Motors in insulin delivery pumps or glucose monitoring devices may experience electromagnetic malfunctioning when passed through airport security scanners.
Many seniors who worked and saved for retirement see their hard earned money vanish because of fraud or financial abuse.
The National Skin Care Institute warns consumers of the risk toxic products poise where dry skin treatments are used and how such skin care treatments affect overall general health.
A broken compact fluorescent light bulb releases mercury vapor for weeks to months and amount can exceed safe human exposure levels.
Growing concern about the possible effects of excess exposure from different types of radiation.
The Act will replace 40 year old legislation with modern laws to protect Canadians from unsafe products.
Every five days a child drowns in a portable pool during the summer in the United States.
Permanent hair dye gives the most serious effects but there are also many reactions to facial and body moisturizers and creams.
Honey is the only food in Canada to which infant botulism has been linked.
All infant formulas already contain fluoride and when mixed with fluoridated water increase the risk of dental fluorosis.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has introduced new methods for reducing the risk of severe liver injury associated with acetaminophen use.
Some bath salts like Ocean Burst and Ivory Wave are the latest high for naive teens and young adults as well as established drug abusers.
Health and Safety Watch tracked more than 500 advisories and recalls issued for food and products in Canada.
One of the largest manufacturers of medical devices has recalled two of its most popular hip transplant systems.
FDA says Vigor-25 a product marketed as a natural dietary supplement to enhance male sexual performance should not be purchased or used because it contains sildenafil.
The DePuy ASR recall affects over 90,000 hip implant patients of which approximately 12000 will have to undergo additional hip replacement surgeries.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that Hylands Teething Tablets may pose a risk to children.
Labeling change adds warning about possible risks of long-term use of osteoporosis drugs.
Abbott will voluntarily withdraw Meridia® (sibutramine) from the U.S. market at request of FDA.
DePuy Orthopedics recalled two of its metal-on-metal hip replacement systems the ASR Hip Resurfacing System and the ASR XL Acetabular System.
CROET responding to concerns raised by Portland-area hair salons about Brazilian Blowout product used for hair straightening.
Health Canada Launches Public Consultation on Proposed Ban on Drop-side Cribs.
FDA Takes Appropriate Action to Regulate Electronic Cigarettes and Protect Public Health.
New Food Recall Every Week - National Safety Expert Reveals Why Your Family Is Still at Risk.
In this scam a grandparent receives a phone call from con-artist claiming to be one of his or hers grandchildren.
Consumer demand for safe eggs has driven retail sales of pasteurized shell eggs up by more than 50%.
The number of eggs being recalled in a multi-state Salmonella outbreak is growing.
NuCal Foods is voluntarily recalling list of shell eggs with specific dates produced in Wright County Egg due to potential Salmonella contamination.
Home garden trampoline rules and guidelines to ensure safe play for children.
Raw or undercooked sprouts should not be eaten by children seniors pregnant women or those with weakened immune systems.
US FDA warning consumers not to take Miracle Mineral Solution an oral liquid solution also known as Miracle Mineral Supplement or MMS.
Byetta a commonly prescribed diabetes drug has been linked to kidney and pancreas problems.
Research links recreational pool disinfectants and products to health problems in swimmers.
Serious side effects reported when used to treat or prevent night time leg cramps.
Mortgage fraud rings have affected 125 properties in Birmingham Metro Area causing nearly $4 million in losses to banks and lending institutions.
Warning for Parents about the Dangers of Heat Stroke to Children in Vehicles.
CPSC Warns Memorial Day Weekend Among the Deadliest Holidays for ATV Riders.
Genetic tests should be provided to the public only through the services of appropriate health care professionals.
Recall has been issued for more than 40 over-the-counter drugs for children including Tylenol and Motrin.
FDA launches initiative to reduce infusion pump risks agency calls for improvements in device design.
Public should be aware of scams and scammers selling phony health insurance policies.
Highest approved dose of cholesterol-lowering medication could cause harm to muscles.
High Lead levels found in childrens jewellery products sold in Canada.
FDA alerts received from health care professionals and patients through the MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program.
Department of Health warns public not to buy 2 Day Diet slimming product which may cause serious side effects.
Stable cesium compounds non-radioactive form of cesium salts primarily cesium chloride may pose life-threatening heart problems.
Drinking raw unpasteurized milk can contain bacteria that can make you seriously ill.
Using codeine to treat pain following a tonsillectomy could prove fatal for some children..
Candles made from paraffin wax source of indoor air pollution including known human carcinogens.
Safety review of potential association between asthma drug Xolair (omalizumab) and increased risk of cardiovascular problems.
Companies continue to sell consumer paints that contain dangerous levels of lead.
Consumers who have Nutural Slim products are advised to immediately discontinue the use of this product.
Use reusable plastic bags and cloth shopping bags safely to prevent cross contamination of food with bacteria.
Health Canada is advising Canadians to carefully read the labelling of iron supplement products as there is potential for confusion about dosage.
Inappropriate use of camphor-containing products may be a common and under appreciated cause of seizures in young children.
Some Hydroxycut products are associated with a number of serious liver injuries Iovate has agreed to recall Hydroxycut products from the market.
Personal care products conducts nationwide recall of non-acetone nail polish remover because of possible health risk.
Universal ABC Beauty Supply International, Inc. has been informed by FDA that FDA analyses of dietary supplements distributed were found to contain Sibutramine.
Neilgen Pharma Inc. of Westminster, MD and Advent Pharmaceutical of East Windsor, NJ are recalling all prescription cough and cold drug products sold on or after March 5, 2008.
Study of laundry products and air fresheners found the products emitted dozens of different chemicals regulated as toxic or hazardous under federal laws.
Virginia Diner Inc Issues Nationwide Precautionary Recall Alert Gourmet Deluxe Mixed Nuts containing Pistachios.
Ivars Soup Seafood and Sauce is recalling approximately turkey soup products because they may contain milk an undeclared allergen.
Lawsuits allege use of device delivering local anesthetics in the shoulder joint causes permanent and painful damage.
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