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Mode Choc recalls baby sleepers

Starting date:
June 18, 2014
Posting date:
June 18, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Flammability Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-40083

Affected products

Baby Sleepers

Product description

This recall involves the “Deux petits canards” brand, 100% cotton sleeper, model number 3F-07, sizes 6/9 months and larger. The long-leg sleeper features a striped design of several pastel colours, a front opening and snap buttons.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that this products does 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 Mode Choc nor Health Canada has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

For information on what makes safe sleepwear, visit the Healthy Canadians Children's sleepwear page.

Number sold

A total of 642 units were sold at Mode Choc stores in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled product was sold between October 10, 2013, and May 26, 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Quanzhou Xietai Textile Products Ltd.
CHINA
Distributor
Mode Choc
Alma
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using this sleeper and return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

For information on returning the sleeper, consumers may call the store where it was purchased. Visit the Mode Choc website for a list of retail locations and contact information. For more information, consumers may contact Mode Choc by telephone at 1-418-668-2346 ext. 246, during business hours.

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.