Bagnoles et bobinette recalls hooded sweatshirt with neck drawstrings

Starting date:
November 16, 2016
Posting date:
November 16, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Strangulation Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-61064

Affected products

Armor-kids hooded sweatshirt

Product description

This recall involves a blue hooded sweatshirt sold under the brand name Armor-kids. It has a zipper, pockets, and drawstrings around the collar. The sweatshirt was sold in sizes 2-3-4-6-8-10. The model number is K1087.

Hazard identified

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 Bagnoles et bobinette 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".

Number sold

7 units of the recalled product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from May 2016 to October 2016 at Bagnoles et bobinette stores.

Place of origin

Manufactured in France.

Companies

Manufacturer
Armor-lux
Quimper
Brittany
FRANCE
Importer
Bagnoles et Bobinette
Montréal / Mont-Tremblant
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately cut the drawstrings from the sweatshirt to eliminate the strangulation hazard.

For more information, consumers may contact Bagnoles et bobinette at 514-840-3111 or by 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.