Quality Goods I.M.D. Inc. recalls various children's upper outerwear with drawstrings

Starting date:
January 19, 2018
Posting date:
January 19, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-65740

Affected products

Woolen Lined Nordic Sweater, Woolen Infant Romper, and Youth Cotton Hoodie

Product description

This recall involves kids' full-zip hooded jackets with drawstrings at the hood and waist. "Northern Lifestyles Canada" is displayed on the tag located at the back collar. The following style numbers are included in the recall: 2965, 3032, 3049, 3039, and 3056. The style numbers were indicated on the hang tag provided with the product at retail.

The following products are included in the recall:
Style Number Pattern/Colour
2965 Beaver, Rainbow Monkey, Moose, Pink Bear, Black Bear, Penguin, Polar Bear
3032 Beige with Brown Moose, Black with White Polar Bear, Grey with Black Bear
3039 Beige with Brown Moose, Off-white/Grey with Black Bear
3049 Comic Beaver, Chocolate Moose, Pink Moose, Comic Polar Bear
3056 Assorted colours

Hazard identified

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 January 10, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 4,293 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

Products were sold from January 2012 to December 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Nepal.

Companies

Distributor
Quality Goods
5750 ANDOVER AVE H4T 1H4
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the garment to eliminate the hazard.

Consumers may contact Quality Goods I.M.D. Inc. at (514)733-8285 between the hours of 9am and 5pm (Eastern Time) 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.