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H&M recalls Belt on Girl's Leggings
- Starting date:
- May 8, 2014
- Posting date:
- May 8, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Choking Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
H&M Girl's Leggings
This recall involves the plastic bow-shaped belt that comes with H&M Girl's Leggings sold in sizes 1½A through 8A. The leggings were sold in the following colours: khaki, navy/white stripe, pink/white check, purple, black/white stripe, grey dot, red/navy plaid, grey check, blue/white houndstooth, black/pink belt, black/silver belt and khaki dot.
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A ball-shaped metal piece that holds the belt together may fall off and present a choking hazard.
H&M has received one report of a choking incident in the United Kingdom, but no reports in Canada.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.
Approximately 11,355 units were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold at H&M stores in Canada from August 1, 2012 to April 1, 2014.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Bangladesh, China, and Turkey.
H&M Hennes & Mauritz L.P.
What you should do
Consumers should stop using the belt and remove it from the Leggings. H&M has identified that the Leggings without the belt are still safe to wear and consumers should return only the belt to an H&M store to receive a full refund.
For more information, consumers may contact H&M's Toll-free Customer Service Number at 1-877-466-7467 between 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. EST 7 days a week, or visit the H&M'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.
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