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Loblaw Companies Ltd. recalls Joe Fresh children's Aqua Socks/Water Shoes

Starting date:
June 11, 2014
Posting date:
June 11, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Fall Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Joe Fresh Children's Aqua Socks/Water Shoes

Product description

This voluntary recall involves the Joe Fresh children's Aqua Socks/Water Shoes.  There are 19 style/colour combinations of the aqua socks products of similar design/construction, in all sizes for toddlers and kids.

One side of the hang tag has the Joe Fresh Logo and the other side of the tab shows the size, style, UPC, domicile and price.

Hazard identified

The shoes may slip when used on wet smooth surfaces, resulting in a fall hazard.

Loblaw has received three incident reports with one minor injury due to slip and fall in Canada.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries relating to the use of these Aqua Socks / Water Shoes.

Number sold

Approximately 9300 units of the recalled Aqua Socks / Water Shoes have been sold at Loblaws banner stores across Canada and Joe Fresh online.

Time period sold

The recalled product was sold from April 2014 to May 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Loblaw Company Ltd.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Aqua Socks / Water Shoes and return the product to any Loblaw banner store where Joe Fresh apparel is sold.

The product was sold at:
Province Store
Atlantic Atlantic Superstore®, Dominion (in Newfoundland only) and Save Easy®
Ontario AXEP Affiliated, Extra Foods®, Fortinos®, Joe Fresh, Loblaws®, nofrills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Your Independent Grocer® and Zehrs Markets®
Québec Joe Fresh, Loblaws®, Maxi®, Maxi® & Cie, Presto/Club Entrepot®, Provigo® and Provigo Le MarcheTM
West Extra Foods®, Joe Fresh, nofrills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club™ and Your Independent Grocer®

For additional information, contact Loblaw customer service at 1-800-296-2332 or by email.

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.