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"Sleeping Bag"-brand Children's Plaid Pyjama Lounge Pants by Effigi Inc.

Starting date:
October 26, 2010
Posting date:
October 26, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Childrens' Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public (GP)
Identification number:

Affected products

"Sleeping Bag"-brand Children's Plaid Pyjama Lounge Pants by Effigi Inc.

Product description

This recall involves plaid multicoloured children's pyjama lounge pants sold under the brand name "Sleeping Bag" by Effigi Inc. The sleepwear is made of 100% polyester and available in sizes 8-14X.

The sleepwear can be identified by the style number 500546411, lot number 150873 and the marking CA 13583, found on the hang tag on the inside of the sleepwear.

Hazard identified

The recalled sleepwear does not meet the design and flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law.

Children's sleepwear that is loose fitting or that has loose edges can contact ignition sources such as stove elements, candles, and matches more easily than tight-fitting sleepwear. Once ignited the sleepwear can burn rapidly and cause severe burns to large areas of the child's body, resulting in shock and sometimes death.

Neither Health Canada nor Effigi Inc. has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these pyjama pants.

For more information, visit Health Canada's Children's Sleepwear Fact Sheet.

Number sold

Approximately 2,254 units of the recalled products were sold exclusively at L'Aubainerie stores in Quebec.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from August 2009 to October 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Effigi Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled sleepwear away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Effigi Inc. at 450-686-4848 or toll-free at 1-877-686-4848.