Velvet jacket recalled due to strangulation hazard

Starting date:
December 3, 2019
Posting date:
December 3, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Strangulation Hazard, Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71762

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Children's pink velvet jacket.
  • Issue: The drawstrings in the hood and neck pose a strangulation hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately remove the drawstrings from the jackets.

Affected products

Pink velvet jacket

Product description

This recall involves a children's pink velvet jacket size 12 months to 14 years. The model can be identified with SKU number 2473900903 or barcode F19-G052-R013.

Hazard identified

The drawstrings on children's outerwear can hang on playground equipment, fences or other objects, posing a strangulation hazard. In addition, if the cord attaches to a vehicle, the child can be dragged.

As of November 22, 2019, no incidents or injuries had been reported to the company regarding the use of these products in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 65 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from July 2019 to November 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Birdz Children & Co
Montreal, Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

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

For more information, consumers may contact Birdz by visiting their website or by sending an email.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products that pose a danger to human health or safety from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents or concerns 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.