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Recall - Reed Diffusers and Refills

Web posted on December 12, 2012

This recall involves Pomeroy/San Miguel Reed Diffusers and Refills by The Pomeroy Collection in various fragrances. There are a total of ten products covered by the recall. The Pomeroy Collection Item number appears on the packaging of the Reed Diffusers and on the label of the Refills. The products are listed below.

Product Item Number UPC
Reed Refill Pomeroy Sand 701559 769072701559
Reed Diffuser Garden Metro 707018 769072707018
Reed Refill Pomeroy Teakwood 701504 769072701504
Reed Diffuser Catherine 725128 769072725128
Reed Diffuser Serenity 703782 769072703782
Reed Refill Pomeroy Sea 701511 769072701511
Reed Diffuser Harmony 725357 769072725357
Reed Diffuser Othello 726019 769072726019
Reed Refill Pomeroy OCN 701528 769072701528
Reed Diffuser Optica 726002 769072726002

These 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 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.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to any Bed Bath & Beyond location for a full refund. In addition, consumers may contact Bed Bath & Beyond 24 hours a day, 7 days per week at 1-800-462-3966 for more information about the recall.

The recalled products were manufactured in China by The Pomeroy Collection of Houston, Texas and imported through Bed, Bath & Beyond Canada L.P. of North Vancouver, British Columbia. The recalled products were sold from May 2009 to November 2012 and approximately 6,461 units of the recalled products were sold in Canada.

Neither Pomeroy/San Miguel, Bed Bath & Beyond nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

For more information on how to help keep children safe from unintentional exposure to reed diffusers, visit Health Canada's website.


For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at hc-sc.gc.ca.

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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