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Aromex brand reed diffusers

Starting date:
February 20, 2013
Posting date:
February 20, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items, Chemicals
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Aromex brand reed diffusers

Product description

This recall involves Aromex brand reed diffusers in various fragrances. There are a total of 12 products covered by the recall.
Product name Item code UPC
Reed Diffuser 190 ml – Green Apple 98300 842229083002
Reed Diffuser 190 ml – Fruit Explosion 98301 842229083009
Reed Diffuser 190 ml – Lavender Scent 98302 842229083006
Reed Diffuser 190 ml – Ocean Breeze 98303 842229083003
Reed Diffuser 190 ml – Honey Dew 98309 842229083005
Reed Diffuser 190 ml - Fresh Linen 98314 842229083009
Reed Diffuser 220 ml – Green Apple 98500 842229085006
Reed Diffuser 220 ml – Fruit Explosion 98501 842229085013
Reed Diffuser 220 ml – Lavender Scent 98502 842229085020
Reed Diffuser 220 ml – Ocean Breeze 98503 842229085037
Reed Diffuser 220 ml – Honey Dew 98509 842229085099
Reed Diffuser 220 ml - Fresh Linen 98514 842229085143

Hazard identified

The products do not carry the mandatory labelling and child-resistant closure as required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001, and contain ingredients that can be hazardous if 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 Health Canada nor Lembex Import Inc. has received any reports of injuries or incidents related to the use of these products in Canada.

Information on how to help keep children safe from unintentional exposure to 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 53,386 of the recalled products were sold in various stores in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2009 to October 2012.

Place of origin

Packaging manufactured in China, product bottled in Canada.


Lembex Import Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and destroy them.

For more information, they may contact Lembex Import Inc. at 1-866-895-6333.

Advising Canadians about Reed Diffusers

2012-12-03 | Consumer products