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JCorp Inc., Division Frenchies recalls children's clothing with neck drawstring

Starting date:
February 14, 2014
Posting date:
February 14, 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-38005

Affected products

Children's clothing with neck drawstrings sold exclusively at Triple Flip stores under the Triple Flip brandname.

Product description

This recall involves the following products:
Brand Product description Model number
Triple Flip Hooded dress 9XT260-203
Girl's hooded jacket 9XT264-203
Girl's high collar jacket 9XT289-203
Girl's high collar jacket XR590A/XR590C

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 JCorp Inc. Triple Flip have received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

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 1,115 units of the recalled products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2011 to January 2013 at Triple Flip stores and models XE590A/XR590C until January 2014 to sports teams.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
JCorp Inc., Division Frenchies
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the garments to eliminate the hazard.

For more information, consumers may contact Tracey Jansen, Triple Flip, at 1-403-769-3547, ext. 257.

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.