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Attraction recalls Boys hockey sweatshirt with a drawstring in the neck area

Starting date:
December 9, 2014
Posting date:
December 9, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Strangulation Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-42815

Affected products

Attraction boys hockey sweatshirt with hood, style number# K05

Product description

This recall involves the Attraction boys hockey sweatshirt with hood, style# K05. The drawstring is found at the front, in the neck area of the garment.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's 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 Attraction nor Health Canada has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 1977 boys hockey sweatshirts were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2014 to November 17, 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Attraction
Lac-Drolet
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirt to eliminate the hazard.

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.