HALIFAX – Health Canada has raised health and safety concerns over a number of products sold at Spirit Halloween stores across the country subject to voluntary recall.
The federal regulator said inspections at 45 stores across the country, including its Mic Mac Mall location in Dartmouth, found 23 locations had continued to sell products the company had previously agreed to stop selling or to voluntarily recall because of a number of safety issues.
The entire list of products barred from sale can be found below and includes stringed lights of various colours that pose a fire hazard, various ‘tiki torches,’ with missing hazard labelling, as well as a witch hat and two different colours of angel wings that also pose a risk of fire.
List of products recalled
Product (SKU) Action Hazard Observed
Spirit Halloween 100 Purple String Lights (01163427 ) Recall Fire hazard, shock hazard
Spirit Halloween 100 Orange String Lights (01163435) Stop sale Fire hazard
Spirit Halloween Pumpkin Tiki Torch (01154160) Recall Missing hazard label,child resistant cap
Spirit Halloween Skull Tiki Torch ( 01154178 ) Recall Missing hazard label,child resistant cap
Spirit Halloween Feather Witch Hat (00643569) Recall Fire hazard
Spirit Feather White Angel Wings (01039627 ) Recall Fire hazard
Spirit Feather Black Angel Wings (01039619) Recall Fire hazard
Consumers are asked not to buy any of the affected products listed and should check other previous purchases from Spirit Halloween to see if its subject to a recall notice.
If you have a product that’s part of the recall, Health Canada suggests following the action as part of the specific recall and report it to the regulatory body, as well as the manufacturer or the retailer where the product was bought.