Consumer product recall

Happiness is...Youth Unisex Crest Hoodie recalled due to strangulation hazard

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Summary

Product
Happiness is...Youth Unisex Crest Hoodie
Issue
Consumer products - Strangulation hazard
What to do

Immediately remove the drawstring from the upper outerwear.

Affected products

This recall involves youth pullover hoodies from Happiness Is… that were sold in various colours: jet black (Y03P015-JBK), heather grey (Y03P015-HGY) and red (Y03P015-RED).

Issue

Drawstrings at the hood and neck area pose a strangulation hazard.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the children’s upper outerwear to eliminate the hazard.

For more information, consumers may contact the company, Happiness is..., at 1-800-664-9015 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

Background

Number Sold

The company has reported that 40 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from April 2017 to November 2021.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in Canada

Details
Original published date: 2021-12-14
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Clothing and accessories - Clothing
Companies

Distributor

Happiness is…

Toronto, Ontario 

Canada

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-63709