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Stocklots Distribution recalls LEGEA Boys Jackets with hood drawstring

Starting date:
November 18, 2014
Posting date:
November 18, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Strangulation Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-42217

Affected products

LEGEA Boys Padded Jackets, with drawstrings at the hood, style number BB-7513

Product description

This recall involves the LEGEA boy's jackets, style BB-7513, with retractable hood that can be tucked away in collar.  The drawstring is found around the hood.   The boy's padded jackets are navy blue, with either blue or yellow piping.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's evaluation program has determined that drawstrings on children's upper outerwear can become caught on playground equipment, fences or other objects and result in strangulation, or in the case of a vehicle, the child being dragged.

Neither Stocklots Distribution nor Health Canada has received reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 1500 LEGEA Boy's Padded Jacket’s were sold.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from November 2013 to October 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Stocklots Distribution / 4283147 Canada Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the hood to eliminate the hazard.

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.