Groupe Lemur Inc. recalls Pekkle Baby Sleepers

Starting date:
May 12, 2017
Posting date:
May 12, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-63244

Affected products

Pekkle Baby Sleepers

Product description

This recall involves various models of Pekkle Baby Sleepers with metal snaps.  The sleepers are made of 100% cotton and come in six different sizes:

  • 3 Months
  • 6 Months
  • 9 Months
  • 12 Months
  • 18 Months
  • 24 Months

The lot number can be found on the label sewn in to the inside of the left leg of the sleeper.

The following lots are affected by this recall:
Lot Number Fabric Pattern
C62-610D Horses
C62-612P Multi-colour Stripe Clouds
C62-614Q Beach Faves
C62-616H Dragonfly
C63-611K Sports Alphabet
C63-613S City Transport
C63-615U Dragon
C63-617X Multi-colour Stripe Bear

Hazard identified

The metal snaps on the recalled Pekkle sleepers may detach or fall off resulting in a choking or laceration hazard for children.

As of May 8, 2017, the company has received three reports of incidents in Canada, including one report of a laceration injury to an infant.

Number sold

Approximately 79,305 units of the affected products were sold in Canada at Costco retail stores.

Time period sold

Lot number C62 sleepers were sold in from March 15, 2017 to April 14, 2017 and lot number C63 sleepers were sold from February 13, 2017 to April 14, 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd.
Ottawa
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Groupe Lemur Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sleepwear and return the affected product to the nearest Costco Wholesale location for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Groupe Lemur Inc. by telephone at 1-844-483-3868, by email or visit the company's 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.