The Genuine Canadian Corporation recalls Baby B'gosh Quilted Hooded Jackets

Starting date:
November 8, 2017
Posting date:
November 8, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Choking Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-65036

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), The Genuine Canadian Corporation (TGCC) and OshKosh B’gosh, Inc. (OshKosh)

Affected products

Baby B'gosh Quilted Hooded Jackets

Product description

This recall involves the Baby B’gosh Quilted Hooded Jackets in Pink and Grey that have a front button closure. The style number can be found on the front of the care tag sewn on the inside of the product, and the UPC number can be found on the back of the same care tag.  The style number and UPC number can also be found on the price tag.

 

The following PINK Style numbers are affected by this recall:
Style Number Description Size UPC
13003910 Date Code 05/17 0-3M 190795946918
12M 190795946925
18M 190795946932
24M 190795946949
6M 190795946956
9M 190795946963
23003910 Date Code 05/17 2T 190795946062
3T 190795946079
4T 190795946086
5T 190795946093

 

 

The following GREY style numbers are affected by this recall:
Style Number Description Size UPC
12691410 Date Code 6/17 0-3M 190795930399
12M 190795930405
18M 190795930412
24M 190795930429
6M 190795930436
9M 190795930443
22691410 Date Code 6/17 2T 190795919660
3T 190795919677
4T 190795919684
5T 190795919691

 

Hazard identified

The closure snaps may detach from the jacket resulting in a choking hazard for children.

As of October 10, 2017, the company has received one report of the snaps detaching in Canada, with no injuries. In the United States, OshKosh has received three reports of the snaps detaching, with no reports of injuries.
 

Number sold

Approximately 2,267 units of the Pink Jacket and 2,838 units of the Grey Jacket were sold in Canada and approximately 38,000 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold in Canada and the United States from August 2017 to September 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Indonesia.

Companies

Distributor
The Genuine Canadian Corporation (TGCC)
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
PT Richtex Garmingo
INDONESIA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the Baby B’gosh Quilted Hooded Jackets and return the product to a Carter's OshKosh store in Canada for a full refund.

For additional information, consumers may contact OshKosh toll free at 1-800-692-4674 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST Monday through Friday, or online for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission'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.