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SFP Canada Ltd. recalls Box Medium Cube and Box Small Cube

Starting date:
December 7, 2016
Posting date:
December 7, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Miscellaneous
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Identification number:
RA-61322

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and SF Canada Ltd.

Affected products

Box Medium Cube and Box Small Cube in Red Wine Crush colour.  The brand is VIVID Wrap Ltd.

Product description

The recall involves decorative gift boxes constructed from 70% recycled cardboard, 20% recycled cotton handmade paper and 10% glue, with metallic decorative coverings.  The products are offered in two (2) sizes: medium and small and are red in colour.  The products are packaged in a clear cellophane sealed bag and have the phrase "VIVID handmade" printed on the bottom in gold colored ink.  The products are described as "Box Medium Cube, Red Wine Crush" with a stock keeping unit ("SKU") code of 819668 and "Box Small Cube, Red Wine Crush" with a "SKU" of 819669.

Hazard identified

Laboratory test results indicate that this product may have come in contact with aspergillus mold spores.  Aspergillus mold spores pose a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or who have impaired immune systems.

As of December 5th,  2016, the company has received no reports of customer complaints or consumer injuries in Canada, however, received three (3) report(s) employees who have experienced a headache, sinus issues, flu-like symptoms, burning eyes, and breathing issues.

In the United States, the company has received a total of nine (9) reports of employees reporting health issues associated with handling the recalled products.

Number sold

Approximately two (2) units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately twenty seven (27) units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from October 12 to October 20, 2016 in Canada. 
The recalled products were sold from October 10 to October 29, 2016 in United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in India.

Companies

Distributor
SFP Canada Ltd.
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Vivid Wrap Ltd.
Somerset
UNITED KINGDOM

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact SRG for more information.   SRG, the affiliate of SFP Canada LTD., can be contacted during business hours (7:00am to 4:00pm Central Time, Monday through Friday) through the following channels: by telephone toll-free at 1-855-730-7998, by e-mail, or by mail Papyrus Customer Service, 300 Oak Bluff Lane, Goodlettsville, TN 37073.

SFP Canada Ltd.,  will give consumers a refund cheque totaling the sum of the retail price of the recalled product.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.