TAG brand rashguard for girls recalled due to choking hazard

Starting date:
September 15, 2021
Posting date:
September 15, 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-76445

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: TAG brand rashguard for girls.
  • Issue: The snaps at the bottom of the garment can come off, which could present a choking hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the product and return it for a refund.

Affected products

TAG brand rashguard for girls

Product description

This recall involves two TAG brand models of rashguards for girls. The model numbers of the recalled products are TVG1011ATC and TGV7011ATC. The recalled rashguards have ruffles on the shoulders, a zipper on the back and snaps along the inseam. They are available in three designs:

  • Solid pink with an elephant motif on the chest;
  • White with a Lagoon theme (5 colours);
  • Pale pink with dark pink designs.

The products are made of 83% Nylon and 17% spandex.

The sizes associated with the model numbers of the recalled rashguards are as follows:
Model number Size
TVG1011ATC

3m, 6m, 9m, 12m, 18m, 24m

TGV7011ATC 2T, 3T

 

Hazard identified

The snaps at the bottom may come off the garment, which presents a choking hazard.

As of August 16, 2021, approximately 10 incidents where the snaps have come off the garment have been reported to the company. No choking has been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 2,104 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from October 2019 to August 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Importer
SPARK FACTORY
9404 BOULEVARD DU GOLF
MONTREAL
Quebec
CANADA
Manufacturer
XIAMEN GRIT & ZEST APPAREL
6B NO 3 JIANYE ROAD
FUSHIAN
361012
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled garments and return them to an Aubainerie store for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact the company's customer service at 1-833-303-1244, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, or by email at SERVICE@AUBAINERIE.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 website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.