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Consumer product recall recalls various Turkey Feather Boas

Starting date:
September 19, 2017
Posting date:
September 19, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Flammability Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Feather Boas products

Product description

This recall involves various turkey feather boas that were distributed by and Holiday Industry Products. The turkey feather boas were available in various weights (20gram, 60gram, 100gram), various lengths (40inch, 6ft.), and various colors. 

Hazard identified

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that these feather boas do not meet the flammability requirements for textile products under Canadian law.

If exposed to a flame source, such as from candles, matches or lighters, the feathers on the boa could catch fire and possibly cause burns and injury to consumers.

The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits the manufacture, importation, advertisement or sale of a textile product that does not meet the requirements set out in the Textile Flammability Regulations and other applicable regulations under the Act.

Neither nor Health Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to use of these products.

For tips to help consumers celebrate Halloween safely, see the following Health Canada publications: Halloween Safety and Reminding Canadians to have a safe Halloween.

Number sold

Approximately 10142 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from 2012 to 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Lu’An Huanyu Feather Handicrafts Factory
#108 Guzhen Development, Anhui Province

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and dispose them.

For more information, consumers may contact directly 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.