H&M Bathrobes recalled due to Flammability Hazard

Starting date:
April 15, 2019
Posting date:
April 15, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Flammability Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-69584

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: H&M Bathrobes recalled due to Flammability Hazard.
  • Issue: These bathrobes do not meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law.
  • What to do: Stop using the recalled bathrobes and contact H&M Customer Service Center.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and H&M Hennes & Mauritz L.P.

Affected products

H&M Hooded and Terry Bathrobes for children

Product description

This recall involves the H&M Hooded and Terry Bathrobes sold in sizes 2-6 months through 3-4 years. The hooded bathrobes are grey with blue and white striping on the inside or pink and white striping on the inside. The terry bathrobes are white with a cat design on the hood.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these products do not meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law.

Loose-fitting children's sleepwear can contact ignition sources such as stove elements, candles, and matches more readily than tight-fitting sleepwear, and once ignited will burn rapidly, potentially resulting in severe burns to large areas of the child's body.

As of April 8, 2019, the company has received no report of incidents in Canada or the United States.

For information on what makes safe sleepwear, visit the Healthy Canadians children's sleepwear page.

Number sold

Approximately 56 units of the hooded bathrobe and 4 units of the terry bathrobe were sold in Canada. Approximately 220 units of the hooded bathrobe and 8 units of the terry bathrobe were sold in the United States.

The recalled products were sold exclusively online at hm.com.

Time period sold

The hooded bathrobe was sold from October 2018 to March 2019 and the terry bathrobe was sold from January 2019 to March 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
H&M Hennes & Mauritz L.P.
110 Fifth Avenue
New York NY 10011
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bathrobes and contact H&M Customer Service Center.

For more information, consumers should contact H&M toll-free at 855-466-7467 or 855-HNM-SHOP, by email or by chat. H&M offers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week customer service. 

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission'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.