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Stocklots Distribution recalls Boys Print Fleece Top with Hood Drawstring

Starting date:
February 2, 2015
Posting date:
February 2, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Strangulation Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-43531

Affected products

McGordon Boys Print Fleece Top with hood drawstring, style number# KBB-1552

Product description

McGordon's Boys Printed Fleece Top with full zip and hood, style KBB-1552. The drawstring is found around the hood of the garment

Hazard identified

Health Canada 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 1512 Boys fleece hooded sweatshirt with full zip and hood were sold.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from October, 2012 to January, 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Philippines.

Companies

Distributor
Stocklots Distribution/4283147Canada Inc.
Montreal
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.