BRP recalls Ski-Doo® and Can-Am® Children Hoodies
- Starting date:
- December 19, 2014
- Posting date:
- December 19, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Strangulation Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and BRP
Children's sweatshirt from ages 2 to 12 identified by the brand Ski-Doo and Can-Am, in different models and colours
Children's sweatshirts from ages 2 to 12 identified by the brand Ski-Doo or Can-Am, in different models and colours. Style number is written on the care label inside of the sweatshirt.
|Can-Am BOY HOODIE TEEN||286485|
|Ski-Doo PULL CAMP TRAINING CAMP SWEATSHIRT||453215|
|Ski-Doo PULL GRAFFITI HOODED SWEATSHIRT||453265|
|Ski-Doo TEEN X-TEAM HOODED SWEATSHIRT||453320|
|Ski-Doo KIDS LODGE SWEATSHIRT||453321|
|Ski-Doo TEEN HEADLINE HOODED SWEATSHIRT||453375|
|Ski-Doo KIDS HONEYCOMB HOODIE||453376|
|Ski-Doo TEEN CHECKERS HOODIE||453464|
|Ski-Doo TEEN HOODIE||453618, 453658, 453707, 453708|
|Ski-Doo TEEN HOODIE GIRL||453660|
|Ski-Doo TEEN OVERSIZE HOODIE||453661|
Health Canada has determined that hoodies with drawstrings around the neck area pose a strangulation hazard to children. Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant strangulation and/or entanglement hazard to children.
Neither BRP nor Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.
Approximately 5093 recalled products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from August 2007 to December 2014 in Canada.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the sweatshirt hood or neck by pulling on it to eliminate the hazard.
For more information, consumers can contact BRP by telephone at 1-888-272-9222 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET on Monday to Friday.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's 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.