Unusual Product Recalls from RQA Group

Once again, here are some of the more unusual product recall related stories we have come across recently:

Contraceptive fault that could burst your bubble

Durex has recalled a limited number of condoms after finding they do not pass their stringent shelf-life durability tests. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/durex-condoms-burst-recall-concerns-uk-ireland-reckitt-benckiser-a8470896.html

It’s a first – recalling of joints (yes …. joints!)

Following the introduction of product recall insurance in the Cannabis industry, not one but 2 simultaneous recalls hit the news.  https://candidchronicle.com/california-cannabis-company-issues-preroll-recall/

Latest health food fad that could kill

Apricots are usually considered a healthy choice but not in this case – Health Leads UK had to recall apricot kernels as they contained dangerously high levels of cyanide. https://www.dunstabletoday.co.uk/read-this/apricot-product-recalled-fears-cyanide-poisoning/

870,000 Toyota Camry recalls because of spiders?

Back in 2013, some Toyota air bags would deploy unnecessarily because of spider webs in the draining tubes.  https://money.cnn.com/2013/10/17/autos/toyota-spiders-airbag-recall/index.html

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