Consumer product recall

Il Gufo Children's Giacca Primavera Windbreaker Jacket recalled due to entanglement hazard

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Summary

Product
Il Gufo Children’s Giacca Primavera Windbreaker Jacket, also sold under the name Windbreaker Navy Blue (Rescues).
Issue
Consumer products - Entanglement hazard
What to do

Immediately modify the recalled coats by removing the drawstring at the waist on both sides using scissors, then discard the drawstring.

Affected products

This recall involves children’s windbreaker jackets sold in navy blue and with the model number P21GR004N0001, also sold under the name Windbreaker Navy Blue (Rescues) sold by Mini-Cycle between September 15, 2021 and December 13, 2021.   

Issue

Drawstrings on children's upper outerwear can become caught on playground equipment, fences, or other objects and result in entanglement, or in the case of a vehicle, the child being dragged.

As of December 13, 2021, 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 product to eliminate the hazard.

For more information, consumers may contact Mini-Cycle at 514-934-0006 Monday to 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

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 2 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from September 2021 to December 2021.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in Italy

Details
Original published date: 2021-12-16
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Clothing and accessories - Clothing
Companies

Distributor

Mini-Cycle

Montreal, Quebec

CANADA

Importer

Fancy Pants Family

Burlington, Ontario

CANADA

Manufacturer

IL Gufo SpA

Viale G.Galilei 3/A

31011 Asolo (TV)

Italie

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-63682