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Amerella/RunNorth Inc. recalls the pink soft touch Kitty Nunu blanket and the Hat/Booties

Starting date:
December 11, 2013
Posting date:
December 11, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Choking Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Pink soft touch Kitty Nunu with blanket (100% Baby) and Hat/Booties (100% Baby)

Product description

The recall involves Pink soft touch Kitty Nunu with blanket and Hat/Booties with the Giant Tiger Brand 100% Baby.

The following styles and serial numbers are included in this recall:
Style Serial number Name Description
2133185 656438 Pink soft touch Kitty Nunu with blanket The blanket is pink and at one of the corners, there is a small stuffed cat with a bow on one of the ears
2133180 660676 Hat/Booties The hat/booties are pink with a cat design and on one of the ears there isa a bow

Hazard identified

When pulling on the bow it can be detached from the ear, releasing a small part which can pose a choking hazard to small children.

The company has received one report of an incident, where the bow was detached from the ear.  No injuries have been reported.

For some tips to help consumers choose safe toys and to help them keep children safe when they play with toys, see General toy safety tips.

Number sold

Approximately 1060 units of the pink soft touch Kitty Nunu with blanket (100% baby) and 1524 units of the Hat/Booties (100% Baby) have been sold in Canada at various Giant Tiger locations.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from October to November 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


RunNorth/ Division of Amerella of Canada Ltd.
Ville Mont Royal

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to where they were purchased.

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.