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Mountain Equipment Co-op Recalls Youth Jackets with Drawstrings
- Starting date:
- January 10, 2014
- Posting date:
- January 10, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Clothing and Accessories
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Strangulation Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Various Youth Jackets with Drawstrings
|Model Name||Product Number|
|Aquanator Jacket||5029-177, 5029-178, 5024-092|
|Apres Ski Parka||5029-182|
|Neve Down Jacket||5029-183|
The recalled jackets have drawstrings at the neck, which pose a strangulation hazard to children.
Neither Mountain Equipment Co-op nor Health Canada has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these jackets.
For more information on the hazards related to drawstrings on children's upper outerwear and for 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’.
Approximately 11,729 jackets were sold at Mountain Equipment Co-op locations across Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled jackets were sold from January 2012 to August 2013.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Mountain Equipment Co-op
What you should do
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the jacket to eliminate the hazard.
For more information, consumers may contact Mountain Equipment Co-op by email or call 1-888-847-0770 Monday to Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. PST and Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PST.
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.
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