Loblaw Companies Limited recalls Joe Fresh® Pre-Walker Footlets

Starting date:
May 26, 2016
Posting date:
May 26, 2016
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-58574

Affected products

Joe Fresh® Pre-Walker Footlets

Product description

This recall involves Joe Fresh® Pre-Walker Footlets in pink, grey and blue with the style codes BGS6GW2045 or BBS6FW2039.

Hazard identified

Fabric on the slipper may detach and pose a choking hazard to children.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of the Footlets.

Loblaw Companies Limited has received one report in Canada of material coming off the heel of a Footlet.  No injuries were reported.

Number sold

Approximately 6800 pairs of the recalled Footlets were sold at Loblaw Companies Limited banner stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled Footlets were sold from February 2016 to May 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Loblaw Companies Limited
Brampton
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Joe Fresh® Pre-Walker Footlets and return the product to any Loblaw banner store where Joe Fresh® apparel is sold for a full refund (a receipt is not required).

For additional information, consumers can contact Loblaw customer service at 1-888-495-5111 from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, by email or visit the firm's website.

Loblaw banner stores:
Region Store
Ontario Joe Fresh®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Fortinos®, Loblaws®, nofrills®, Your Independent Grocer®, Zehrs Markets® and JoeFresh.com
Atlantic Atlantic Superstore®, Dominion®, Joe Fresh® and JoeFresh.com
Quebec Joe Fresh®, Maxi® & Cie, Loblaws®, Provigo® and JoeFresh.com
West Joe Fresh®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club™, nofrills®, Your Independent Grocer®, Extra Foods® and JoeFresh.com

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.