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Spirit Halloween recalls feather boas and feather angel wings

Starting date:
September 30, 2015
Posting date:
September 30, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Flammability Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Two previously posted recalls on feather wings and boas:

  • The affected feather wings were recalled on October 18, 2012 and
  • The affected feather wings and boas products were recalled on October 17, 2014.

Affected products

Feather boas and feather angel wings

Product description

This recall involves the following feather boas of various colors and black and white large feather angel wings:
Product Colour Item Number
Feather boa Black 00175448
Red/Black 00175430
White 00175331
Purple 01238492
Large feather angel wings Black 01039619
White 01039627

Hazard identified

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that the feather boas and large feather angel wings do not meet the requirements for textile flammability under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

If exposed to flame such as from candles, matches or lighters, the feather boas and large feather angel wings could catch fire and possibly cause burns to consumers.

Neither Spirit Halloween nor Health Canada has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these costumes.

For tips to help consumers celebrate Halloween safely, see the following Health Canada's publications: Halloween Safety and Reminding Canadians to have a safe Halloween.

Number sold

Approximately 28 units of the recalled feather angel wings and approximately 37 units of the feather boas were sold at Spirit Halloween stores across Canada during the current 2015 Halloween season.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from August 2015 to September 2015 and from the 2012 to the 2014 Halloween seasons.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Spencer Gifts, LLC
Egg Harbour Township
New Jersey

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What you should do

Consumers should not wear nor let their children wear the recalled products and should either dispose of them or return them to Spirit Halloween for a refund.

For additional information, consumers may contact Spirit Halloween at toll-free at 1-866-586-0155 between 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, EST, Monday to Friday or visit the firm'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.

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.