Expanded Recall: Northern Souvenirs recalls kids' upper outerwear with drawstrings at the neck/hood
- Starting date:
- December 27, 2017
- Posting date:
- December 27, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Identification number:
Expansion of December 6, 2017 recall.
Kids' upper outerwear with drawstrings at the neck/hood – Northern Souvenirs label
This recall involves the kids' upper outerwear with drawstrings at the neck/hood. The style is written on the tag located at the back collar. "Northern Souvenirs" is also displayed on the tag. The products were customized with embroidery for various retailers.
|K1065||Fuchsia, Gray Mix/Navy, Red/Navy, Turquoise, Baby Blue, Navy/Red, Midnight Blue, Pink, Orange/Navy|
|K6014||Red Check, Neon Fuchsia, Neon Orange, Neon Yellow|
|K1061||Fuchsia, Midnight Blue, Red/Navy, Gray Mix/Navy, Navy/Red, Turquoise, Baby Blue, Pink, Orange/Navy|
Drawstrings on children's outerwear can become caught on playground equipment, fences or other objects and result in strangulation, or in the case of vehicles, in the child being dragged.
As of December 20, 2017, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.
Approximately 45,675 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
Products were sold from February 2013 to December 2017.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Pakistan.
1621 Chabanel West H4N 2T7
What you should do
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the garment to eliminate the hazard.
Consumers may contact Northern Souvenirs at (514)385-3366 extension 34 for additional information.
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.