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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
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Strangulation Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Children's clothing with neck drawstrings sold exclusively at Triple Flip stores under the Triple Flip brandname.
|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|
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'.
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.
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 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.