Expanded Recall: Spirit Halloween Expands Recall of Feather Boas

Starting date:
October 25, 2017
Posting date:
October 25, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Flammability Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Expansion of September 30, 2015 recall

The feather boas were previously recalled on October 17, 2014.

Affected products

Feather Boas

Product description

This expanded recall involves feather boas not included in the previous recall. The recall has been expanded to include the Hot Pink colour of feather boa displaying SKU 00175364.

The following items are included in this recall.
Product Colour Item #

Feather Boa

Black 00175448
Red/Black 00175430
White 00175331
Purple 01238492
Hot Pink 00175364

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the feather boas 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 could catch fire and possibly cause burns to consumers.

As of October 23, 2017 the company has not received any 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 576 units of the hot pink boas and approximately 490 units of the other colours of boas were sold at Spirit Halloween stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled feather boas were sold from August 2012 to October 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Spencer Gifts, LLC./ Spirit Halloween
6826 Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor 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 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.