Cigarette recall in Canada over fireplace hazard considerations

Cigarette recall in Canada over fireplace hazard considerations

Well being Canada is recalling greater than 10 million packages of cigarettes over “elevated fireplace hazard” considerations.

On Monday, Canada’s well being company issued the recall for Participant’s, Participant’s Easy and Participant’s Authentic common dimension smokes offered in packs of 20 and 25.

Well being Canada advises people who smoke to “instantly cease utilizing the recalled merchandise” and to contact Imperial Tobacco Canada Restricted.

The well being company stated the recalled darts “don’t meet the efficiency requirements” as a result of they need to burn their full size “not more than 25% of the time.”

“Cigarettes that don’t meet the efficiency necessities pose an elevated fireplace hazard,” Well being Canada stated in a recall discover. “Cigarettes which might be dropped onto furnishings, bedding or different textile merchandise might trigger a hearth to start out.”

The nationwide well being company stated 10,146,446 packages of the affected product had been offered in Canada.

As of July 12 there have been no reviews of incidents or accidents in Canada. Shoppers can view the complete listing or the recalled product right here.