Consumer product recall

Trésart Caché recalls Children's Upper Outerwear with drawstring in the hood

Starting date:
May 1, 2018
Posting date:
May 1, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Strangulation Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Children's upper outerwear with drawstring in the hood and neck area

Product description

This recall involves children's outerwear with drawstring in the hood and neck area. These outdoor garments, made of 100% wool or a 50% wool/50% cotton blend, are made by artisans of the Equator and bear a label marked Trésart Caché. These outdoor garments were available in children's sizes 0 to 10 and were available in a range of colours and designs. Only some of the products are shown in the images.

Hazard identified

Health Canada has determined that 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 April 25, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

An unknown number of the recalled products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2008 to April 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Ecuador.


Trésart Caché

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the garment to eliminate the hazard.

To learn more, consumers may email Trésart Caché.

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.