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Nasri recalls Old School and American Heritage hooded cardigans for girls with neck drawstrings

Starting date:
February 3, 2014
Posting date:
February 3, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Strangulation Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-37785

Affected products

Old School and American Heritage hooded cardigans for girls with neck drawstring

Product description

This recall involves the following products:

Old School hooded cardigans for girls aged 7 to 14, with neck drawstring, solid black, coral and blue in colour, with a front zipper, made of 80% cotton and 20% spandex and bearing style number AGLJ0165-8.

American Heritage hooded cardigans for girls aged 7 to 14, with neck drawstring, with multicoloured stripes and a front zipper, made of 90% cotton and 6% nylon and 4% spandex and bearing style number AGGR0316-8.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that drawstrings on children's outerwear can become caught on playground equipment, fences or other objects and result in strangulation, or in the case of vehicles, the child being dragged.

Neither Health Canada nor Nasri has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

For more information on the hazards related to drawstrings on children's 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’.

Number sold

Approximately 804 Old School cardigans and 1516 American Heritage cardigans were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled cardigans were sold from July 2013 to January 2014 in Aubainerie concept mode stores.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Nasri International
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the garment to eliminate the hazard.

For more information, consumers may contact Nasri International by telephone at 1-514-334-8282 or by email Nasri.

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.