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MEXX Canada Co. recalls Children's Winter Jackets with attached Flashlight
- Starting date:
- December 11, 2014
- Posting date:
- December 11, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Chemical Hazard, Choking Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Flashlight attached to MEXX Children's Winter Jackets
This recall involves the flashlight that comes attached to the Mexx Winter Jackets sold in sizes 2 through 12.
The batteries of the flashlight can easily be removed by kids and present both a chemical hazard and choking hazard.
MEXX has not received any incident report related to the use of these products.
Health Canada has received one consumer report of a choking incident in Canada. The child had to be taken to the hospital for medical treatment.
Approximately 15,092 units of the recalled product were sold in Canada at the retail stores and online.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from July 28, 2014 until December 4, 2014.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Mexx Canada Co.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the flashlight and remove it from the jackets. Mexx has identified that the Jackets without the flashlights, are still safe to wear. Consumers should discard the flashlights and safely dispose of the batteries at a battery recuperation center.
For more information, consumers may contact Mexx by phone at 1-800-565-6399 or visit the Mexx website.
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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