Unusual Product Recalls Round-Up

Here are just a few of the more unusual product recalls that we have come across recently!

Ann Summers Recall

Ann Summers have issued a precautionary recall on their “black power wand” after a number of isolated incidents were discovered where the wires in the cord have become exposed after “prolonged use”. The company are offering a full refund. More here


Dog Food contaminated with euthanasia drug

A company is issuing a recall on one of their dog food products because of a potential contamination of the drug Pentobarbital (which is used in the euthanasia of animals and the execution of criminals). One dog has sadly died. More here


Aqua Dots toy / game

A popular children’s game was recalled in 2007 when it was discovered that the coating on the toy contained a chemical that, once metabolised, converts into the toxic “date rape” drug. The drug in low doses causes euphoria but high doses can cause people to go into a coma.  More here


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