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The Children's Place (Canada) LP recalls Boys' Knitted Fleece Varsity Jacket

Starting date:
August 6, 2015
Posting date:
August 6, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-54504

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and The Children’s Place (Canada) LP.

Affected products

Boys' Knitted Fleece Varsity Jacket

Product description

This voluntary recall involves boys knitted fleece varsity jacket.  The jacket is blue and grey in colour with a baseball and bats embroidered on the front upper right side.

The recalled jackets can be identified by the following:
Style Number Vendor Number PO Number CA Number Affected Sizes
2033450 1408

158805

158806

158807

40465 6-24 months
2T to 5T

The Style number can be found on a price ticket/hangtag. The Vendor, PO and CA numbers can be found on sewn-in clothing tags at the side seam.

Hazard identified

The metal snaps on the jackets may detach when pulled, posing a choking hazard.

Neither Health Canada nor The Children’s Place (Canada) has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries in Canada.

In the United States, The Children’s Place received one report of the metal snap detaching. No injuries were reported.

Number sold

Approximately 2,200 units were sold in Canada, and approximately 13,700 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from December 2014 to July 2015 online and at various retail locations across Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Pakistan.

Companies

Manufacturer
Masood Textile Mills Ltd.
Faisalabad
PAKISTAN
Distributor
The Children’s Place (Canada) LP
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled jackets and contact The Children’s Place (Canada) LP for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact The Children’s Place customer service toll-free at 1-877-827-7895, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday. Consumers may also visit The Children's Place website and click on the “Recall Information” link at the bottom of the page.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.