RH Ultra Soft Turkish Robe recalled due to flammability hazard
- Starting date:
- August 30, 2019
- Posting date:
- August 30, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Clothing and Accessories
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Flammability Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Last updated: 2019-08-30
- Product: RH Ultra Soft Turkish Robe.
- Issue: The robes may not meet requirements of the Textile Flammability Regulations.
- What to do: Consumers should stop using the robes and return them to RH for a full refund.
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and RH US, LLC.
RH Ultra Soft Turkish Robe
This recall involves a plush robe made of 100% cotton. It was sold in five colours: White, Pewter, Eucalyptus, Twilight and Iron. The robe has a sewn-in side fabric label with text including "MADE IN TURKEY", "100% COTTON", RN number 104581 and CA number 55697.
These robes may not meet requirements of the Textile Flammability Regulations. Testing results were inconclusive. RH is recalling the robes in an abundance of caution.
As of July 31, 2019, the company has received one report of the robe catching on fire while using a gas stove in Canada, and no report of injury. In the United States, the company has received three reports of the robe catching on fire while using a gas stove, and no reports of injuries.
Approximately 333 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 4,523 were sold in the United States. The product is sold exclusively by RH, either online or in RH stores and outlets.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from August 2018 to March 2019.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Turkey
RH US, LLC
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled robes, contact RH US, LLC and return the product for a full refund.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's 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 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.