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Sport Design Studio SDS Inc recalls junior transitional jackets - Celsius

Starting date:
February 5, 2014
Posting date:
February 5, 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-37805

Affected products

Junior transitional jackets - Celsius

Product description

This recall involves junior transitional jackets - Celsius, brand name Verbio, grey color, style number 1383.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has revealed that 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.

Neither Sport Design Studio SDS Inc nor Health Canada has received reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

For more information on the hazards related to drawstrings on children's upper outerwear and 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 421 jackets were sold across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2013 to January 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Sport Design Studio S.D.S. Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the neck area to eliminate the hazard.

For additional information, consumers may contact Sport Design Studio SDS Inc, at 1-514-276-1160 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.

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.