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Various Wildwood home fragrance products by Thymes LLC

Starting date:
January 30, 2013
Posting date:
January 30, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Labelling and Packaging
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-16779

Affected products

Various Wildwood home fragrance products by Thymes LLC

Product description

This recall involves the following Thymes home fragrance products. There are a total of four products covered by the recall. The products are listed below.
Product Name Collection UPC Item Number
Bitter Orange and Cedar Reed Diffuser Set Wildwood 3766603112 958940600
Bitter Orange and Cedar Reed Diffuser Refill Wildwood 3766603109 950800600
Bitter Orange & Cedar Refresher Oil Wildwood 3766603106 950690600
Blue Spruce & Elderberry Refresher Oil Wildwood 3766603091 950690500

Hazard identified

The products do not carry the mandatory labelling and child-resistant closures as required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 and contain ingredients that can be hazardous if ingested and aspiration occurs.

Aspiration occurs when the product is coughed up or vomited after being ingested. This coughing/vomiting could cause small particles of the product to travel into the lungs and may result in serious health effects. Neither Thymes nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Information on how to help keep children safe from unintentional exposure from reed diffusers is available at Advising Canadians about Reed Diffusers.

General safety information on household chemicals can be found at Use household chemicals safely.

Number sold

Approximately 378 units of the recalled products were sold in various stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2012 to January 2013.

Companies

Distributor
Thymes LLC
Minnesota
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact Thymes for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Thymes at 1-800-366-4071.