2 blue ducks recalls Dr. Seuss Footed Sleeper - Thing 1 & Thing 2 - 9 Months

Starting date:
October 26, 2016
Posting date:
October 26, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Flammability Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-60754

Affected products

Dr. Seuss Footed Sleeper – Thing 1 & Thing 2 – 9 Months

Product description

A footed red sleeper with some red/white stripes and featuring Dr. Seuss's Thing 1 and Thing 2 characters. The sleeper is made from 100% cotton. The item code FTSLP-C22-9M and the UPC # 0 14292 98193 0 can also be found on the sales tag.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these products do not meet the flammability requirements for children’s sleepwear under Canadian law.

Loose-fitting children's sleepwear can contact ignition sources such as stove elements, candles, and matches more readily than tight-fitting sleepwear. Once ignited, loose-fitting sleepwear will burn more rapidly, potentially resulting in severe burns to large areas of the child's body. For this reason, cotton is not permitted in loose fitting sleepwear.

Neither Health Canada nor 2 blue ducks has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this sleepwear.

Number sold

Approximately 450 of the recalled sleepers were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled sleepers were sold from August 2013 to August 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
2 blue ducks
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Bumkins finer baby products
Phoenix
Arizona
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sleepers and return them to where they were purchased for a full refund or email.

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.