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Groupe Sarah Inc. - Oxygen recalls hoodies and jackets for children
- Starting date:
- March 21, 2014
- Posting date:
- March 21, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Strangulation Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
OXYGEN brand hoodies and jackets for children
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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 Groupe Sarah Inc./Oxygen nor Health Canada has 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 8,000 of the recalled products were sold in CLEMENT stores and at L'AUBAINERIE.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from June 2011 to January 2014.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring to eliminate the hazard.
For more information, consumers may contact Groupe Sarah Inc./Oxygen at 1-514-389-2241.
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.