Bugaboo Soft Wool Blanket and Wool Seat Liner recalled due to a chemical hazard

Starting date:
April 8, 2020
Posting date:
April 8, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-72691

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Bugaboo Soft Wool Blanket and Wool Seat Liner.
  • Issue: A small label on the recalled product contains lead in excess of allowable limits.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately dispose of the recalled product and contact Bugaboo International for a full refund.

Affected products

Bugaboo Soft Wool Blankets and Bugaboo Wool Seat Liners

Product description

This recall involves Bugaboo wool blankets in light grey and off-white and Bugaboo wool seat liners manufactured between the dates below:

a. Bugaboo wool seat liners dates between (year/week): 2018/42 until 2019/50.

b. Bugaboo wool blankets dates between (year/week): 2019/10 until 2019/30.

The following products are included in the recall:
Item Code UPC Description Colour
80153GS01 8717447071761 Bugaboo Soft Wool Blanket Light Grey Melange
80153WH01 8717447071778 Bugaboo Soft Wool Blanket Off White Melange
81532XX01 8717447054061 Bugaboo Wool Seat Liner Off White

 

Hazard identified

The small fabric label attached to the blanket and seat liner contains lead that exceeds the allowable limits of the Consumer Products Containing Lead Regulations.

As of April 3, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 35 units of the affected product were sold in Canada (26 blankets and 9 seat liners).

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from April 2019 to January 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Manufacturer
Bugaboo International B.V.
Amsterdam
NETHERLANDS

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately dispose of the recalled product and contact Bugaboo International for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Bugaboo International toll-free at 1-800-460-2922 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, by email or visit the company 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.