Various children's upper outerwear with drawstrings recalled due to strangulation hazard

Starting date:
December 20, 2019
Posting date:
December 20, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Strangulation Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71919

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Various children's upper outerwear.
  • Issue: Drawstrings at the hood and neck area pose a strangulation hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the upper outerwear.

Affected products

Various children's upper outerwear with hood/neck drawstrings and toggles

Product description

This recall involves various children's upper outerwear with hood/neck drawstrings and toggles. 

The following styles in various colours are included in the recall:
Brand Description Style
RPZN X5-Youth

Hooligan Jacket, Black – Small, Medium and Large sizes

Hooligan Jacket, Copper – Medium and Large sizes

78938

7893814

RPZN X5-Youth Mob Boss Jacket, wine – Large size  7893702
Ripzone Youth Core

Coach's Jacket, Silverado/Yellow Plaid – Large size

Coach's Jacket, Black/Crimson Plaid – Large size

7895606

7895604
Ripzone Youth Core

Cream Plaid Jacket – Large size

7895534
Ripzone Youth Comp Jacket, Purple – Large Size 7888238
Ripzone Youth Core Cartel Jacket, Blue/Black Buffalo Plaid – Large Size   7875307TB
RPZN Youth Camel Jacket – Large size 78142434
SMX Boardwear

SMX Boardwear Youth, Blue – Medium size

12SMX32
Puresweats

Canadiana – Youth Pull Over Hoodie – Large size

Athletic Grey

White

Black

Red

 

PSM1013020

PSM1013100

PSM1013001

PSM1013600
Puresweats

Canadiana – Youth Full Zip Hoodie – Large size

Athletic Grey

White

Black

Red

 

PSM1014020

PSM1014100

PSM1014001

PSM1014600
Puresweats

True n Strong – Youth Pullover Hoodie – Large size

Athletic Grey

White

Black

Red

Pink

 

PSM1023020

PSM1023100

PSM1023001

PSM1023600

PSM1023603
Puresweats

True n Strong – Youth Full Zip Hoodie – Large size

Athletic Grey

White

Black

Red

 

PSM1024020

PSM1024100

PSM1024001

PSM1024600
Puresweats

Anthem - Youth Pullover Hoodie – Large Size

Athletic Grey

Black

Red 

 

PSM1016020

PSM1016001

PSM1016600
Puresweats

Anthem - Youth Full Zip Hoodie - Large size

Athletic Grey

White

Red

PSM1017020

PSM1017100

PSM1017600

Puresweats

A Leafs – Youth Pull Over Hoodie – Large Size

Athletic Grey

White

Black

Red

 

PSM1018020

PSM1018100

PSM1018001

PSM1018600
Puresweats Kitchener Youth Full Zipper hoodie, Navy – Large size  S13102Y410E1
Puresweats Youth Fleece Pullover Hoodie, Navy – Large Size S13103Y410
Puresweats Youth Fleece Pullover Hoodie, Athletic Grey – Large Size S13103Y020
Puresweats Youth Fleece Pullover Hoodie, Black – Large Size S13103Y001
No brand name

Youth Pullover Hoodie, Black – Extra Small Size

Youth Full Zip Hoodie, Black – Extra Small Size

Youth Full Zip Hoodie, Navy – Extra Small Size

Youth Full Zip Hoodie, Grey – Extra Small Size

CA 07820

Brooks

Youth Full Zip Polyester Hoodie – Large size

Heather Grey

White

Black & Red

Navy

 

MS673ZY020T

MS673ZY100T

MS673ZY

MS673ZY410T
Brooks

Youth Polyester Pull Over Hoodie – Large Size

Heather Grey

White

Black

Red

Pink

Royal Blue

Burgundy

Navy

MS673ZY020T

MS673ZY100T

MS673ZY001T

MS673ZY600T

MS673ZY602T

MS673ZY430T

MS673ZY

MS673ZY410T

 

Hazard identified

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

As of December 16, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 236 units of the affected product were sold at Athletic Locker retail stores in Kitchener and Niagara Falls and warehouse sales in Oakville and Cambridge in Ontario.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from October, 2019 to December, 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Bangladesh and China

Companies

Distributor
RMP Athletic Locker Limited
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the children's upper outerwear to eliminate the hazard.

For more information and for a full refund, consumers should contact RMP Athletic Locker's customer service by telephone at 905-361-2390 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EST.

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.