Health Canada Issues Recall of Over 10,000 Juvenile Elfe Biters – National |

Health Canada has ordered Elfe Youth Products recall their Ring Chill kool 3-pack pacifier teether from Nûby due to bacterial contamination.

According to an alert issued by the agency on Wednesday, the affected products were sold between March and November 2022 and were contaminated with Bacillus cereus bacteria, Health Canada‘s sampling and evaluation program has found.

Approximately 10,686 units of the affected teethers were sold across Canada by major retailers and independent retailers, Elfe Juvenile Products and Luv N’ Care Ltd., stated in a Press release.

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Although these bacteria do not usually cause disease in healthy people, they can affect children with weakened immune systems, says a statement on the Health Canada website.

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Children may experience “stomach ache, vomiting and diarrhoea” if the teether is pierced and the liquid filling is ingested, Health Canada said.

The recalled products are available in purple, aqua and pink or green, orange, blue.

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On the back of the packaging, consumers can find the model number 537169, UPC 6 27972 53716 9, and the embossed lot number M2K18V.

The lot number can also be found on the chamber of the teether.

Health Canada advises consumers with the affected product to “immediately stop using the recalled teethers” and contact Elfe Juvenile Products by registering with their Web page for a free replacement teether.

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