Arseno recalls children's upper outerwear with drawstrings at the neck
- Starting date:
- August 2, 2016
- Posting date:
- August 2, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Various children’s upper outerwear with drawstring
This recall involves various children's sweaters with drawstrings in the hood or at the neck.
|Quilted jacket||AOR625E||Red stripped, navy blue striped|
|Quilted jacket||AOR626E||Red stripped, navy blue striped|
|Quilted jacket||0627E||Mottled navy blue, mottled mauve|
|Quilted jacket||AO625E||Kiwi, Danube blue, tangerine, red, navy blue|
Health Canada 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 Arseno nor Health Canada has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.
For more information on the hazards related to drawstrings on children’s upper outerwear and tips to help consumers eliminate these hazards, see Health Canada's: ‘Is Your Child Safe’, ‘Industry Guide to Second-hand Products’, and ‘Children's Sleepwear: Flammability Requirement Guidelines’.
Approximately 4110 of the recalled sweaters were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from 2010 to 2016.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Canada.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweaters to eliminate the hazard.
For additional information, consumers may contact Arseno at 1-877-562-0831 or visit Arseno’s web site (in French only).
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.