Consumer product recall

AKMI Kids Crop Top Plaid Long Sleeve Hoodie recalled due to strangulation hazard

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Summary

Product
AKMI Kids Crop Top Plaid Long Sleeve Hoodie
Issue
Consumer products - Strangulation hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and remove the drawstring or return the product for a refund.

Affected products

This recall involves the light green crop top hoodie with checkered pattern on the sleeves and pineapple embroidery. This product was sold and shipped directly from independent third-party sellers on Walmart.ca.

Issue

Health Canada’s sampling and evaluation program has determined that this children’s upper outerwear product has a drawstring that 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.

As of October 27, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and remove the drawstring or return the product for a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Hangzhou Duoyimei Technology Co., Ltd (also known as “askmiss” on Walmart.ca) by email at helian9849@126.com.

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 consumers 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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 1 unit of the affected products was sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from August 2023 to October 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Clothing and accessories - Clothing
Companies

Retailer

Walmart Canada Corporation

Mississauga, ON

Canada

Importer

Hangzhou Duoyimei Technology Co., Ltd

Guangzhou, Guangdong

China

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-74558