Embrace Technologies Inc. recalls Little Lotus Swaddles and Sleeping Bags

Starting date:
July 21, 2016
Posting date:
July 21, 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-59442

Affected products

Little Lotus Swaddles and Sleeping Bags

Product description

This recall involves the 100% cotton, sack-shaped Little Lotus baby swaddles and sleeping bags sold prior to February 2016. They have a snap button on each shoulder.

Products sold after February 2016 is not involved in this recall.

The recalled product can be identified by the following model number stamped in white at the bottom interior of the swaddle and sleeping bag:
Product Name Size Model Number Colours/Prints
Little Baby Swaddle N/A 901-01 Lotus Cream, Lotus Mint, Lotus Signature and Lotus Pastel
Little Baby Sleeping Bag Small 830-03 Lotus Cream, Lotus Mint, Lotus Signature and Lotus Pastel
Little Baby Sleeping Bag Medium 830-05 Lotus Cream, Lotus Mint, Lotus Signature and Lotus Pastel
Little Baby Sleeping Bag Large 830-07 Lotus Cream, Lotus Mint, Lotus Signature and Lotus Pastel

Hazard identified

The snaps on the swaddles and sleeping bags may break or detach, posing a choking hazard for children.

Neither Health Canada nor the company has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 18 of the recalled Little Lotus swaddles and sleeping bags were sold across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled Little Lotus baby swaddles and sleeping bags were sold from December 2015 to February 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in India.

Companies

Importer
Embrace Technologies Inc.
San Francisco
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Little Lotus swaddles and sleeping bags and contact Little Lotus for a full refund or credit.

For more information, consumers may contact Little Lotus customer service toll-free at 1-800-280-9557, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday, by email or visit the Little Lotus website and click on "Important Safety Information" at the bottom left-hand side of the 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.