Grenfell Handicrafts Recalls Children's Upper Outerwear with Drawstrings
- Starting date:
- January 8, 2014
- Posting date:
- January 8, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Strangulation Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Grenfell Handicrafts Children's Upper Outerwear with Drawstrings
|Grenfell Handicraft product||Drawstring location|
|Infant Splash suit||Drawstring at hood and waist|
|Infant/Toddler Snowsuit||Drawstring in hood|
|Children's Parka||Drawstring in hood|
All products can be identified with the Grenfell Handicrafts label.
Drawstrings on children's upper outerwear can become caught on playground equipment, fences or other objects and result in strangulation, or in the case of a vehicle, the child being dragged.
Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.
For more information on the hazards related to drawstrings on children's upper outerwear and for tips to help consumers eliminate these hazards, see Health Canada's: ‘Is Your Child Safe’, ‘Industry Guide to Second-hand Products’, and ‘Children's Sleepwear: Flammability Requirement Guidelines’.
Approximately 70 products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from April 2012 until December 2013 through on-line sales and the Grenfell Handicrafts gift shop.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Canada.
Newfoundland and Labrador
What you should do
Consumers should remove the drawstrings from the clothing immediately.
Consumers may contact Grenfell Handicrafts at 1-709-454-3576 from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m NST Monday through Saturday or by visiting the firm's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
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