Consumer product recall

Joe Fresh® Baby Girl and Baby Boy Sun Hats recalled due to choking hazard

Starting date:
July 16, 2019
Posting date:
July 16, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Choking Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Last updated: 2019-07-16


  • Product:
    Joe Fresh® Baby Girl and Baby Boy Sun Hats.
  • Issue:
    The loop fastener may detach and pose a choking hazard to children.
  • What to do:
    Immediately stop using the product and return the product to any Loblaw banner store for a full refund.

Affected products

Joe Fresh® Baby Girl and Baby Boy Sun Hats.

Product description

This recall involves various styles of Joe Fresh® baby girl and baby boy sun hats in sizes 0-12 months, and 12-24 months. They come in a variety of colours and patterns.

The affected products bear the following style codes, which can be found on the product tag:

BGS9C49019, BGS9C49012, BGS9C49013, BGS9C49016, BBS9C49016, BBS9C49017, BBS9C49019, BBS9C49022, BBS9C49025, BBS9C49026, BBS9C49027, BGS9C49028, BBS9C49028, BBS9C49001, BBS9C49002, BBS9C49005, BBS9C49006, BBS9C49007, BBS9C49011, BBS9C49012, BBS9C49013, BBS9C49018, BGS9C49001, BGS9C49002, BGS9C49003, BGS9C49005, BGS9C49006, BGS9C49007, BGS9C49008, BGS9C49010, BGS9C49011, BGS9C49017, BGS9C49018, BGS9C49020.

Hazard identified

The loop fastener on the hat may detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

As of June 28, 2019, the company has received no reports of injuries or incidents in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 64,100 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2019 to June 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China



Loblaws Companies Limited





Huian Hengtong Gloves and Caps Co.

Huian City,
Jiangsu Province



Style Headgear & Accessories Co., Ltd.

Fenghuang Town,


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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the product to any Loblaw banner store for a full refund.

For additional information, consumers may contact Joe Fresh® customer service at 1-855-322-2522 from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, or visit the website.

Loblaw banner stores:
Region Store
Ontario Fortinos®, Independent®, Joe Fresh®, Loblaws®, No Frills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Shoppers Drug Mart®, Wholesale Club®, valu-mart®, Zehrs®, and affiliated independent stores
Atlantic Atlantic Superstore®, Cash & Carry®, Dominion®, Independent®, Joe Fresh®, No Frills®, Shoppers Drug Mart®, and affiliated independent stores
Québec Club Entrepot®, Joe Fresh®, Maxi®, Pharmaprix®, Presto®, Provigo®, Provigo le Marché®, AXEP®, and Intermarché®
West Extra Foods®, Independent®, Joe Fresh®, No Frills®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, and Shoppers Drug Mart®

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.