Recalls and alerts more than 4 years old are automatically archived. While this information can still be accessed in the database, it has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Web pages that are archived on the Web are not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards. As per the Communications Policy of the Government of Canada, you can request alternate formats by contacting us.
Attraction recalls Boys hockey sweatshirt with a drawstring in the neck area
- Starting date:
- December 9, 2014
- Posting date:
- December 9, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Strangulation Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Attraction boys hockey sweatshirt with hood, style number# K05
This recall involves the Attraction boys hockey sweatshirt with hood, style# K05. The drawstring is found at the front, in the neck area of the garment.
Health Canada's evaluation program has determined that drawstrings on children's upper outerwear can become caught on playground equipment, fences or other objects and result in strangulation, or in the case of a vehicle, the child being dragged.
Neither Attraction nor Health Canada has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.
Approximately 1977 boys hockey sweatshirts were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from January 2014 to November 17, 2014.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirt to eliminate the hazard.
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.
- Date modified: