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Rubie's Costume Co. (Canada) recalls Secret Wishes "Kissable Kitty" costume
- Starting date:
- October 17, 2017
- Posting date:
- October 17, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Clothing and Accessories
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Identification number:
Secret Wishes "Kissable Kitty" costume
This recall involves the "Kissable Kitty" costume from Rubie's Secret Wishes collection.
|Bar Code/ UPC
|Extra Small (XS)
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the marabou trim on the Secret Wishes "Kissable Kitty" costume does not meet the requirements for textile flammability under Canadian law.
If exposed to flame such as from candles, matches or lighters, the marabou trim could catch fire and possibly cause burns 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.
As of October 11, 2017, the company has received no reports of consumer incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.
Approximately 154 of the recalled costumes were sold in various stores across Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled costumes were sold from June 2012 to October 2017.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China
Rubie’s Costume Co. (Canada)
2710 14th Avenue
Rubie’s Costume Co., Inc.
1770 Walt Whitman Rd.
Rubie's Enterprises Ltd
9/fl Bamboos Centre 52 Hung To Road
Kwun Tong, Kowloon
What you should do
Consumers should not wear the recalled costume and dispose of it or return it to the store where it was purchased for a refund.
For additional information, consumers may contact Rubie's Customer Service at 1-905-470-0300 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday. Consumers may also contact Rubie's Customer Service Manager, Marie McDonald at this email or Rubie's General Manager, Joel Reisman at this email for further information.
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.