Consumer product recall

Cows Youth Flannel Pant and Tee Sets and Youth Flannel Pants

Starting date:
March 28, 2013
Posting date:
March 28, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Flammability Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Cows Youth Flannel Pant and Tee Sets and Youth Flannel Pants

Product description

This voluntary recall involves 100% cotton youth flannel lounge pants and tee sets, as well as pants that were sold separately. The affected products have the following bar codes:

Sets (Pants & Tee)

  • 0000008089
  • 0000008090
  • 0000008091
  • 0000008092
  • 2200002302
  • 0000008098
  • 0000008101
  • 1300000197


  • 0000007902
  • 0000007903
  • 0000007905
  • 2400000549
  • 2400000550
  • 2400000552

The products contain CA number 21933 on the inner labels.

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these products do not meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law.

Loose-fitting children's sleepwear can contact ignition sources such as stove elements, candles, and matches more readily than tight-fitting sleepwear and once ignited will burn rapidly, potentially resulting in severe burns to large areas of the child's body. For this reason, cotton is not permitted in loose-fitting sleepwear.

Neither Health Canada nor Cows Inc. has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this sleepwear.

Number sold

Approximately 1,660 units of the recalled products were sold at Cows Stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from November 2010 to March 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China



Cows Inc.


Prince Edward Island


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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sleepwear and return them to where they were purchased for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Cows Inc.