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JCorp Inc., Frenchies Division, recalls children's clothing with neck drawstring
- Starting date:
- February 11, 2014
- Posting date:
- February 11, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Strangulation Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Children's clothing with neck drawstrings sold exclusively at L'Aubainerie stores under the brand names Best Friends Forever, Billy Arcade, Fiston, Il était une fois, Moonwalk, Surin and Voltige
|Brand||Product description||Model number|
|Best Friends Forever||Girl's hooded jacket||9XY949-22BF|
|Girl's hooded jacket||9XW475-22BF|
|Girl's hooded jacket||9XX584-22BF|
|Girl's hooded jacket||9XAA367-22BF|
|Girl's hooded jacket||9XT368-22BF|
|Girl's hooded jacket||9XT449-22BF|
|Girl's hooded jacket||9XS759-22BF|
|Girl's high collar jacket||9XR948-22BF|
|Girl's hooded jacket||9XR963-22BF|
|Girl's hooded jacket||9XS722-22BF|
|Billy Arcade||Boy's hooded jacket||6XW731-22BA|
|Boy's hooded jacket||6XW734-22BA|
|Boy's hooded jacket||6XW872-22BA|
|Boy's hooded jacket||6XS305-22BA|
|Fiston||Boy's hooded jacket||3XY141-22FT|
|Il était une fois||Girl's hooded jacket||3XZ563-22IL|
|Girl's hooded jacket||3XS378-22IL|
|Moonwalk||Boy's hooded jacket||6XX757-22MW|
|Boy's hooded shirt||6XV153-22MW|
|Boy's hooded jacket||6XS922-22MW|
|Surin||Boy's hooded jacket||6XZ006-22SUR|
|Boy's hooded jacket||6XY057-22SUR|
|Boy's hooded jacket||6XY527-22SUR|
|Boy's hooded jacket||6XT334-22SUR|
|Voltige||Boy's hooded coat||6XZ494-22VO|
|Boy's hooded jacket||6XZ726-22VO|
|Boy's hooded jacket||6XZ727-22VO|
|Girl's hooded jacket||9XZ743-22VO|
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, in the child being dragged.
No reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product have been received by JCorp Inc., L'Aubainerie or Health Canada.
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'.
Approximately 47,400 units of the recalled products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from July 2011 to January 2014 at L'Aubainerie stores.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
JCorp Inc., Division Frenchies
What you should do
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the garments to eliminate the hazard. For more information, consumers may contact Elisabeth Bouchard, JCorp Inc., at 1-514-384-3872.
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.