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Bear Spray Recall by Health Canada

A number of products don't function as they should

Health Canada has issued a recall on a number of bear spray products that have malfunctioning canisters that won’t spray when deployed, says a notice on the Health Canada website. There were about 130,000 units of the affected products sold in the country between February 2021 and June 2021.

People are told to return any of the following products to the place where they were purchased for a replacement or refund:
FRONTIERSMAN BEAR ATTACK DETERRENT with yellow nozzle in 225 gram and 325 gram containers, PCP Reg. no 26619.
FRONTIERSMAN XTRA BEAR ATTACK DETERRENT with yellow nozzle in 225 gram and 325 gram containers, PCP Reg. no 28410.
SABRE WILD MAX BEAR ATTACK DETERRENT with yellow nozzle in 225 gram and 325 gram containers, PCP Reg. no 29114.
SABRE WILD BEAR ATTACK DETERRENT with yellow nozzle in 225 gram and 325 gram containers, PCP Reg. no 29357.

The notice says the affected products can be identified by yellow nozzles and expiry dates (located on the bottom of the canisters) of: March 2024, August 2024, September 2024, October 2024, November 2024, December 2024. Health Canada said there were no reports of injury in Canada, as of June 18.