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Les mini parallèles recalls sleepers for babies

Starting date:
June 9, 2014
Posting date:
June 9, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Flammability Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-39903

Affected products

Sleepers for babies

Product description

This recall involves kimono-style sleepers (model number 218) sold in 3-month size. The sleepers come in different colours with different patterns but all have a kimono-style front opening, with snap fasteners and a white border.

In addition, this recall involves sleepers (model number 189) in 6-, 12-, and 18-month sizes.  These sleepers also come in different colours with different patterns.

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 Les mini parallèles nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

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

Number sold

Approximately 40 sleepers were sold in Canada at various shows in Quebec (Plein-Art, the Salon des métiers d'art de Québec and the Salon des métiers d'art de Montréal).

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from August 1 to 12, 2013, at Plein-Art, the Salon des métiers d'art de Québec and from December 4 to 20, 2013, at the Salon des métiers d'art de Montréal.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Manufacturer
Les mini parallèles
St-Michel
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sleepwear and contact Les mini parallèles to have the product corrected.

For more information, consumers may contact Les mini parallèles at 1-450-454-3356, to make an appointment to have the product corrected. The second option for having the product corrected is to go a Les mini parallèles booth at a future show.

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.