Loblaw Companies Limited recalls Joe Fresh® Boys Swimsuits
- Starting date:
- May 9, 2016
- Posting date:
- May 9, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joe Fresh® Boys Swimsuits
This recall involves Joe Fresh® Boys Swimsuits sold since November 2013.
|2014 Styles||2015 Styles||2016 Styles|
Skin can get caught in the mesh lining of the swimsuits posing a pinching and injury hazard.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of the swimsuits.
Loblaw Companies Limited has received five reports in Canada of skin being caught in the mesh lining of the swimsuits, resulting in three minor injuries.
Approximately 385,000 units of the recalled swimsuits were sold at Loblaw Companies Limited banner stores across Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled swimsuits were sold from November 2013 to April 2016.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China and Bangladesh.
Loblaw Companies Limited
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Joe Fresh® swimsuits and return the product to any Loblaw banner store where Joe Fresh® apparel is sold for a full refund (a receipt is not required).
For additional information, contact Loblaw customer service at 1-888-495-5111, from Monday to Friday, between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST or by email.
|Ontario||Joe Fresh®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Fortinos®, Loblaws®, nofrills®, Your Independent Grocer®, Valu-Mart®, Zehrs Markets® and JoeFresh.ca|
|Atlantic||Atlantic Superstore®, Dominion®, Joe Fresh® and JoeFresh.ca|
|Quebec||Joe Fresh®, Maxi®, Maxi® & Cie, Loblaws®, Provigo® and JoeFresh.ca|
|West||Joe Fresh®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club™, nofrills®, Your Independent Grocer®, Extra Foods® and JoeFresh.ca|
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.