Sleep Sacks in Size 0-6 Months (First Wish, Sam & Jo, Dylan and Abby, Miss Mona Mouse, Harry & Me, and Aspen) recalled due to suffocation hazard

Starting date:
January 27, 2021
Posting date:
January 27, 2021
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-74851

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Sleep Sacks in Size 0-6 Months (First Wish, Sam & Jo, Dylan and Abby, Miss Mona Mouse, Harry & Me, and Aspen).
  • Issue: The size of the neck opening is larger than what the standard in the UK permits, which may cause an infant to slide into the sleep sack, posing a suffocation hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the affected products and return them to any Winners, Marshalls or HomeSense for a refund.

Affected products

Sleep Sacks in Size 0-6 Months (First Wish, Sam & Jo, Dylan and Abby, Miss Mona Mouse, Harry & Me, and Aspen).

Product description

This recall involves various sleep sacks in size 0-6 months. The brands include: First Wish, Sam & Jo, Dylan and Abby, Miss Mona Mouse, Harry & Me, and Aspen. This product is an article of bedding, a fabric bag that has armholes or sleeves and is closed at the feet.

The recalled sleep sacks can be identified by the model number CA07043 located on the sewn in care label. They come in a variety of colours and designs, including penguins, animal faces, zoo animals, dinosaur bones, celestial animals, birch trees, circus designs, vintage cars, etc

Hazard identified

The size of the neck opening is larger than what the standard in the UK permits, which may cause an infant to slide into the sleep sacks, posing a suffocation hazard.

As of January 25, 2021, the company has received no reports of suffocation in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 17,482 units of the affected product were sold at HomeSense, Marshalls, and Winners locations across Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2018 to December 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China and India

Companies

Importer
TJX Canada
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Ningbo Auning Clothing Co. Ltd.
Ningbo, Zhejiang
CHINA
Manufacturer
KNIT GALLERY India Pvt. Ltd.
Tirupur, Tamil Nadu
INDIA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to any Winners, Marshalls or HomeSense for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact TJX Canada by telephone toll-free at 1-800-646-9466 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday, or by visiting the WinnersHomeSense, or Marshalls websites.

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.