FXR Factory Racing Inc. recalls children's outerwear with hood and/or neck drawstrings
- Starting date:
- February 14, 2014
- Posting date:
- February 14, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Strangulation Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
FXR Factory Racing Inc. brand children's upper outerwear with hood and/or neck drawstrings
|Item number||Item Name||Item Description||Collection|
|9046||9 Ch Blizzard Jkt||Children's Jacket||2009|
|9032||9 Ch Cold Cross Jkt||Children's Jacket||2009|
|9047||9 Yth Blizzard Jkt||Youth Jacket||2009|
|9044||9 Ch Backshift Jkt||Children's Jacket||2010|
|9029||9 Ch Ignitor Jkt||Children's Jacket||2010|
|9137||9 Ch One Piece Suit||Children's One piece Suit||2010|
|9138||9 Yth One Piece Suit||Youth One piece Suit||2010|
|9082||Ch Backshift Flotex Jkt||Children's Jacket||2010|
|1503||Child FXR 1 Piece Suit||Children's One piece Suit||2010|
|1401||Child Helix Race Jacket||Children's Jacket||2011|
|2404||Ch Helix Attack Jkt||Children's Jacket||2011|
|2402||Ch Helix Race Jkt||Children's Jacket||2012|
|1405||Child Curvry Jacket||Children's Jacket||2012|
|1407||Child FXR Squadron Jacket||Children's Jacket||2012|
|2400||Y Helix Attack Jkt||Youth Jacket||2012|
|2403||Y Helix Race Jkt||Youth Jacket||2012|
|1406||Yth Curvy Jacket||Youth Jacket||2012|
|1404||Yth FXR Squadron Jacket||Youth Jacket||2012|
|13301||Yth Squadron Jacket||Youth Jacket||2013|
|13305||13 Ch Helix Attack Jacket||Children's Jacket||2013|
|13310||13 Ch Helix Race Jacket||Children's Jacket||2013|
|13306||13 Yth Helix Attack Jacket||Youth Jacket||2013|
|13311||13 Yth Helix Race Jacket||Youth Jacket||2013|
|13322||Ch Chase Softshell Hoodie||Children's Softshell Jacket||2013|
|13315||Ch Curvy Jacket||Children's Jacket||2013|
|13320||Ch Phase Softshell Hoodie||Children's Softshell Jacket||2013|
|13300||Ch Squadron Jacket||Children's Jacket||2013|
|13316||Youth Curvy Jacket||Youth Jacket||2013|
|13323||Yth Chase Softshell Hoodie||Youth Softshell Jacket||2013|
|13881||Yth Drift Hoodie||Youth Fleece Jacket||2013|
|13883||Yth Fracture Hoodie||Youth Softshell Jacket||2013|
|13885||Yth Phantasy Hoodie||Youth Fleece Jacket||2013|
|13321||Yth Phase Softshell Hoodie||Youth Fleece Jacket||2013|
|13887||Yth Sophia Hoodie||Youth Fleece Jacket||2013|
|14315||C 14 Curvy Jacket||Children's Jacket||2014|
|14305||C 14 Helix Jacket||Children's Jacket||2014|
|14300||C 14 Squadron Jacket||Children's Jacket||2014|
|14316||Y 14 Curvy Jacket||Youth Jacket||2014|
|14306||Y 14 Helix Jacket||Youth Jacket||2014|
|14301||Y 14 Squadron Jacket||Youth Jacket||2014|
|14331||Y Highland Softshell Hoodie||Youth Softshell Jacket||2014|
|14330||Y Peak Softshell Jacket||Youth Softshell Jacket||2014|
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program 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 vehicles, the child being dragged.
Neither Health Canada nor FXR Factory Racing Inc. have received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.
For more information on the hazards related to drawstrings on children's outerwear and for tips to help consumers eliminate these hazards, see Health Canada's: 'Is Your Child Safe?', 'Industry Guide to Second-hand Products', and 'Children’s Sleepwear: Flammability Requirement Guidelines'.
Approximately 34,357 recalled items were distributed in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled items were sold from August 2008 to January 2014 at FXR Factory Racing stores and authorized dealers across Canada.
Place of origin
The recalled items were manufactured in China and Vietnam.
FXR Factory Racing Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the garment to eliminate the hazard.
For more information, consumers may contact FXR Factory Racing Inc. at FXR's website or toll free at 1-877-999-9798 Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST.
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.