'Exploding' electric toothbrushes recalled
Health Canada is warning people to stop using Colgate Motion Electric Toothbrushes after reports they "exploded," but the devices might still be available in stores.
The manufacturer, Colgate-Palmolive, is recalling the battery-operated devices after nine reports from Canadians that the toothbrushes "exploded."
CBC News was able to purchase the toothbrush Thursday morning in a P.E.I. store's "blowout sale."
Health Canada announced the recall on Wednesday, but noted the toothbrushes may still be found on shelves until the recall is completed.
Colgate-Palmolive said there have been no long-term injuries. The company is no longer manufacturing the device and has pulled the licence for the toothbrush's sale in Canada.