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Baby Aspen recalls bath robes

Starting date:
May 23, 2014
Posting date:
May 23, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Flammability Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-39563

Affected products

Baby Aspen Bath Robes (various designs)

Product description

This recall involves the following Baby Aspen terrycloth bath robes:
Description Item Number
"Let the Fin Begin" Terry Shark Robe (Blue) BA14003BL
"Let the Fin Begin" Terry Shark Robe (Pink) BA14003PK
"My Little Night Owl" Hooded Terry Spa Robe (Green) BA14006GN
"My Little Night Owl" Hooded Terry Spa Robe (Pink) BA14006HP
"Hug-alot-amus" Hooded Hippo Robe BA14004PP
"Big Top Bath Time" Lion Hooded Spa Robe BA14011NA
"My Little Monster" Hooded Spa Robe BA14014NA
"Pretty in Pink" Poodle Hooded Spa Robe BA14015NA
"Showers and Flowers" Hooded Spa Robe BA14016NA
"Splash-a-saurus" Dinosaur Hooded Spa Robe BA14021NA
"Barnyard Bathtime" Chicken Hooded Spa Robe BA14024NA

 

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these products do not meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law.

Loose-fitting children's sleepwear can contact ignition sources such as stove elements, candles, and matches more readily than tight-fitting sleepwear, and once ignited will burn rapidly, potentially resulting in severe burns to large areas of the child's body.  For this reason, cotton is not permitted in loose-fitting sleepwear.

Neither Health Canada nor Baby Aspen has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this sleepwear.

For information on what makes safe sleepwear, visit the Healthy Canadians children's sleepwear page.

Number sold

Approximately 980 of the recalled products were sold in Canada at various locations.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2011 to May 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Baby Aspen
Duluth
Georgia
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected bath robes.  Consumers can return items to point of purchase for a full refund or contact Baby Aspen via the toll free phone number at 1-800-659-0471 or by email.

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.