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Under the Nile recalls hooded kimonos
- Starting date:
- May 13, 2014
- Posting date:
- May 13, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Clothing and Accessories
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Flammability Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
This recall involves Under the Nile hooded kimonos, size newborn to 6 months (NB-6M) that are made of 100% cotton and identified by UPC 874259002685. The kimonos are white in colour with green trim.
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these products do not meet the flammability requirements for children’s sleepwear under Canadian law.
Loose-fitting children's sleepwear can contact ignition sources such as stove elements, candles, and matches more readily than tight-fitting sleepwear, and once ignited will burn rapidly, potentially resulting in severe burns to large areas of the child's body. For this reason, cotton is not permitted in loose-fitting sleepwear.
Neither Under the Nile nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.
For information on what makes safe sleepwear, visit the Healthy Canadians children's sleepwear page.
Approximately 12 of the recalled products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from May 2013 to May 2014.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Egypt.
Naturetex Textiles, a Sekem Company
Under the Nile
What you should do
Consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately and return them to where they were purchased for a refund.
For additional information, consumers may contact Under the Nile by telephone at 1-408-437-0500 or by email.
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.
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