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Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix Recalls Halloween Squish Ball Novelty Toy

Sep 30, 2014

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix is recalling the Halloween Squish Ball Novelty Toy, product number 057800879657, because the product may burst when squeezed and has small parts which could detach posing a potential choking hazard.  This product was sold at Shoppers Drug Mart / Pharmaprix stores beginning September 6, 2014.  

Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix has not received any report of injuries related to this product.

Customers who have purchased this item are asked to return it to their local Shoppers Drug Mart or Pharmaprix store for a full refund, with or without the receipt. Customer and patient safety is our first priority and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix customers.

For questions related this product recall, please contact Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix Customer Service at 1-800-746-7737.

About Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation

Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation is one of the most recognized and trusted names in Canadian retailing.  The Company is the licensor of full-service retail drug stores operating under the name Shoppers Drug Mart (Pharmaprix in Québec).  With 1,253 Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix stores operating in prime locations in each province and two territories, the Company is one of the most convenient retailers in Canada.  The Company also licenses or owns 59 medical clinic pharmacies operating under the name Shoppers Simply Pharmacy (Pharmaprix Simplement Santé in Québec) and six luxury beauty destinations operating as Murale.  As well, the Company owns and operates 62 Shoppers Home Health Care stores, making it the largest Canadian retailer of home health care products and services.  In addition to its retail store network, the Company owns Shoppers Drug Mart Specialty Health Network Inc., a provider of specialty drug distribution, pharmacy and comprehensive patient support services; and MediSystem Technologies Inc., a provider of pharmaceutical products and services to long-term care facilities. Shoppers Drug Mart is a unique and independent operating division of Loblaw Companies Limited.

SOURCE Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation

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