Consumer product recall

George Brand Sleepers recalled due to choking and ingestion hazards

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Summary

Product
George Brand Sleepers
Issue
Consumer products - Choking hazard
Consumer products - Ingestion hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled products and return to Wal-Mart stores for a full refund.

Affected products

This recall involves footed George Brand Sleepers, sizes 0-5T. There are two affected styles for both boys and girls.

The following products are affected:
Product Gender Style #
George Sleeper Girls GRF20400TGEC
George Sleeper Girls GRF20400IG
George Sleeper Boys GRF20400TB
George Sleeper Boys GRF20400IB

Issue

The foot grips of the George Brand Sleepers, may fall off or be removed through repeated washing, posing choking and ingestion hazards.

As of January 5, 2024, the company has not received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sleepers and check the style number printed on the collar to determine if they are impacted by this recall. Consumers can refer to the provided illustration for the impacted patterns. Affected sleepers can be returned to Wal-Mart stores for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Wal-Mart Canada Corp. Customer Service by telephone toll-free at 1-800-328-0402, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST, Monday to Sunday.

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 371,469 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from December 2021 to January 2024.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in Bangladesh

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

Manufacturer

Unique Designers Ltd

Bazar

Gazipur

BANGLADESH

Distributor

PDS Far-East Ltd

Kowloon

Hong Kong

CHINA

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-74902