Various children's jackets with drawstrings recalled due to strangulation hazard
- Starting date:
- December 17, 2019
- Posting date:
- December 17, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Strangulation Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Last updated: 2019-12-17
- Product: Various children's jackets with drawstrings.
- Issue: Drawstrings on children's upper outerwear pose a strangulation and dragging hazard.
- What to do: Immediately remove the drawstring from the jackets.
Various children's jackets with drawstrings
This recall involves various models of children's jackets with hood or waist drawstrings and toggles.
|Storm Mountain Arctic Series Jacket
|Children's colour block parka with faux fur trim hood in black/tan or charcoal/black.
|Zoo York Coach Jacket
|Children's jacket with chest and back prints in black, burgundy or green camo
|Zoo York Coach Boys Jacket
|Children's jacket with chest, back and sleeve prints in black, purple or black camo
|Young & Reckless Camo Coach Jacket
|Children's jacket with chest, back and sleeve prints in orange camo or green tiger camo.
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 5, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
Approximately 5,347 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from May 2019 to December 2019.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
West 49 and Amnesia
What you should do
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the jacket to eliminate the hazard.
For more information, consumers may contact YM Customer Service by email from Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm EST.
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.