Calikids Inc. recalls children's jackets with waist drawstrings

Starting date:
August 14, 2018
Posting date:
August 14, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67432

Affected products

Calikids nylon waterproof shell – style S1654

Product description

This recall involves Calikids nylon waterproof shell jacket, style S1654, with a drawstring at the bottom of the outerwear. The jackets range from size 2T to 6Y, and are available in blue, pink, red and yellow.

Hazard identified

Drawstrings on children’s outerwear can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant entanglement hazard to children.

As of August 7, 2018 the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 3,238 units of the affected products were distributed in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from March 2016 to July 2018 in Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Calikids Inc.
Stittsville
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

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

For more information, consumers may contact Calikids Inc. by e-mail.

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.