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Northern Souvenirs recalls Kids' Full Zip Hooded Jacket with drawstring at the hood

Starting date:
December 6, 2017
Posting date:
December 6, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Physical Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Kids' full zip hooded jacket – Northern Souvenirs label

Product description

This recall involves the Kids’ full zip hooded jacket with drawstring at the hood.  Style "K1065" is written on the tag located at the back collar.  "Northern Souvenirs" is also displayed on the tag.  Jackets are available in two colours, "fuchsia" and "red/navy".  Jackets were customized with embroidery for various retailers.

Hazard identified

Drawstrings on children's outerwear can become caught on playground equipment, fences or other objects and result in strangulation, or in the case of vehicles, in the child being dragged.

As of December 4, 2017, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 4181 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

Products were sold from February 2013 to December 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Pakistan.


Northern Souvenirs
1621 Chabanel West H4N 2T7

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the garment to eliminate the hazard.

Consumers may contact Northern Souvenirs at (514)385-3366 extension 34 for additional information.

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.