The New Society Lotus Kangaroo Hoodie recalled due to entanglement and vehicular dragging hazard
Immediately remove the drawstrings and toggles from both sides of the waist of the hoodie, by cutting and pulling out all the cords, to eliminate the hazard.
This recall involves the Lotus Kangaroo hoodie in turquoise, made from cotton and polyester. It was available in sizes 2T to 12Y. This product has a half zip closure and a large kangaroo pocket, both at the front.
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.
As of December 15, 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 drawstrings and toggles from both sides of the waist of the hoodie, by cutting and pulling out all the cords, to eliminate the hazard. Consumers may also return the item to the store of purchase for a refund.
For more information, consumers can contact The New Society 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.
The company reported that 11 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time Period Sold
The affected products were sold from January 2020 to December 2021.
Place of Origin
Manufactured in Portugal
The New Society