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Mill & Ray recalls Kid's Raincoats with neck drawstrings

Starting date:
March 6, 2014
Posting date:
March 6, 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-38197

Affected products

Children's raincoats with neck drawstrings

Product description

This recall involves the following products:
Description Style Colour Size
Children's Unisex polyester/Rubber/PVC Raincoat 6110 Navy/Yellow 4-6-6X
Children's Unisex polyester/Rubber/PVC Raincoat 9110 Navy/Yellow 8-16

 

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined 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 Mill-Ray Sales Co 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 3,456 of the recalled products were sold at l'Aubainerie stores.

Time period sold

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

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Mill-Ray Sales Co 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 Mill-Ray Sales Co Inc, at 1-514-273-8851 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.