Consumer product recall

Fairechild Mabli Smock AW21 Raincoat recalled due to strangulation hazard

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Fairechild Mabli Smock AW21 Raincoat
Consumer products - Strangulation hazard
What to do

Immediately remove the drawstring from the outerwear to eliminate the hazard.

Affected products

This recall involves the Fairechild brand Mabli Smock AW21 children’s raincoat made from 100% recycled polyester. The raincoats were sold from sizes 1/2Y (youth) to 10/12Y in three colours (slate grey, duck yellow and brown). The smock pulls over the head and has brass snaps at the neckline as well as on both sides of the coat. It has a drawstring hood and side pockets.


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.

As of January 27, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the children’s upper outerwear to eliminate the hazard.  Consumers may also return the item for a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Fairechild Inc. by telephone at 1-902-760-2421 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ADT Monday through Friday, or by email.

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.

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


Number Sold

The company reported that 4 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from October 2021 to January 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in Canada

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


Fairechild Inc.

Dartmouth, N.S.


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Health Canada
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