PureEasy Shower Filter Recall [Canada]

Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: PureEasy Shower Filter Recall [Canada]Santevia Water System Inc., a Delta, British Columbia establishment, recalls an estimated 4,773 PureEasy Shower Filters due to suspected component detachment and consequential risk of eye damage, a serious safety hazard.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/cP3r30lybc1

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67544r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain PureEasy Shower Filters.

The recalled Filters have a white cylindrical plastic housing that contains activated carbon and mineral filtration media designed to reduce chlorine while adding trace amounts of calcium and magnesium. The Filters were sold with a batch/lot #00003‑20 and a UPC of 708574002115.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to Health Canada, the Filter’s housing can unexpectedly separate releasing the mineral contents into the eyes. As of August 21, 2018, the company has received three (3) reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

In general, if plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Shower Filters, please do not use them. Instead, kindly discard the Filter and e-mail the company at help@santevia.com for a replacement.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Santevia Water Systems by telephone at 1-604-943-9220 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

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

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-67544
Recalls Direct RIN: 10553-2018
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