Consumer product recall

Mountain Equipment Company (MEC) Tremblant Youth Jacket recalled due to entanglement and vehicular dragging hazard

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Mountain Equipment Company (MEC) Tremblant Youth Jacket
Consumer products - Entanglement hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product, cut off and pull out the drawstring at the waist to eliminate the hazard.

Affected products

This recall involves the Mountain Equipment Company Tremblant Youth Jackets with a drawstring and cordlock at the waist. The insulated jacket with hood comes in three colours: Fortune Red, Plum Perfect, Dark Neptune Blue, and in sizes 8, 10, 12, 14, 16. The MEC Style number is 6017-367. 

The following products are affected:



Style Number

Fortune Red

8, 10, 12, 14, 16


Plum Perfect

8, 10, 12, 14, 16


Neptune Blue

8, 10, 12, 14, 16



Drawstrings on children’s upper outerwear can become caught on playground equipment, fences, or other objects and result in strangulation, or in the case of a vehicle, the child being dragged. The Mountain Equipment Company Tremblant youth jacket has a drawstring at the waist which poses an entanglement and vehicular dragging hazard.

As of September 15, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled jacket, cut off and pull out the drawstring  at the waist to eliminate the hazard.

For more information, consumers can contact Mountain Equipment Company Customer Care Team  by telephone at 1 (604) 876-6221 or 1 (888) 847-0770, Monday to Friday  6:00am – 5:00pm (PT), Saturday to Sunday 7:00am – 4:00pm (PT), or visit the company website.

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


Number Sold

The company reported that 837 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from September 2022 to September 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China (Fall 2022 Stock) and in Vietnam (Fall 2023 Stock)

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


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