Blazer Flashing Reflector Safety Light
The recall involves the Blazer Flashing Reflector Safety Light which is a clip-on LED flasher intended to promote pedestrian safety. The LED flasher was available in yellow, red, and blue and has the words “Nova Scotia Power an Emera Company” imprinted on one side and “Home Warming – Homewarming.ca” on the other side.
The battery compartment of the clip-on LED flashers is not secure and can easily be removed by children releasing two button batteries. If ingested, these small batteries can get stuck in the child’s esophagus and burn through it and the wind pipe.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to these products.
Nova Scotia Power has received two incident reports of children ingesting these batteries.
For more information on button battery safety, please visit the Battery Safety page on the Healthy Canadians website.