Joe Fresh® Toddler's and Kid's Boy Functional Sandals recalled due to Choking and Tripping Hazard

Starting date:
June 30, 2021
Posting date:
June 30, 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-75949

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Joe Fresh® Toddler's and Kid's Boy Functional Sandals.
  • Issue: The front strap on the sandal may detach, posing a choking and tripping hazard.
  • What to do: Stop using the product and return it for a refund.

Affected products

Joe Fresh® Toddler's and Kid's Boy Functional Sandals

Product description

This recall involves the Joe Fresh® Toddler Boy and Kid Boy Functional Sandal in Khaki Green.

Product Style Numbers: S0BT007402 and S0BK007368.

Hazard identified

The front strap on the sandal may detach at the seam and may cause potential safety concern for tripping, as well may pose as a choking hazard to children.

As of June 2021, the company has received one report of a defective sandal in Canada, and one report of injury as a result of the defective sandal.

Number sold

The company reported that 2,814 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from March 23rd, 2020 to June 25th, 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Loblaws Companies Limited
Brampton
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the product to any Loblaw banner store for a full refund.

For additional information, consumers may contact Loblaws Companies Ltd. customer service at 1-800-296-2332 from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, or visit the company's website.

Loblaw banner stores:
Region Store
Ontario Joe Fresh®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Fortinos®, Loblaws®, nofrills®, Your Independent
Atlantic Atlantic Superstore®, Dominion®, Joe Fresh® and JoeFresh.com
Québec Joe Fresh®, Maxi® & Cie, Provigo® and JoeFresh.com
West Joe Fresh®, Real Canadian Superstore®, nofrills®, Your Independent Grocer®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club™, and JoeFresh.com

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. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.