Consumer product recall

Various Children's Warm-up Jackets recalled due to entanglement hazard

Starting date:
December 10, 2019
Posting date:
December 10, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71833

Last updated: 2019-12-10

Summary

  • Product:
    Children's warm-up jackets with waist drawstrings and toggles
  • Issue:
    Waist drawstrings can pose an entanglement issue.
  • What to do:
    Immediately remove the drawstrings from the jackets.

Affected products

Children's warm-up jackets with waist drawstrings and toggles.

Product description

This recall involves various children's warm-up jackets with attachments such as toggles and beads at the waist drawstrings.

The following warm-up jackets are included in the recall:
Model number Product name Description
8011JY Linebacker Youth Squall Shell J
8015JY Storm Youth Squall Shell J
8054JY  Spirit  Water Resistance Jacket
8055JY/8055JY-C   Legacy Silky Poly Warm-up Jacket
8059JY  Icon Unisex Diagonal Twill Warm-up Jacket
8755JY  Retro Warm-up Jacket
8800JY  Contender Youth Tri-colour Warm-up Jacket
8820JY  Challenger Youth Two-toned Warm-up Jacket
8860JY  Medalist New Warm-up Jacket – Youth

Hazard identified

Drawstrings at the waist on children's upper outerwear can become caught on vehicles causing the child to be dragged.

As of December 2, 2019, no incidents or injuries had been reported to the company regarding the use of these products in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 56,284 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2011 to November 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor

Kobe Sportswear Inc.

Scarborough

Ontario

CANADA

Importer

Match Sports Intl.

Scarborough

Ontario

CANADA

Manufacturer

Unity Sales Inc.

Xuhui District, Shanghai

CHINA

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What you should do

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

For more information, consumers may contact Kobe Sportswear Inc. by calling 1-888-898-5623 Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm EST or by email.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products that pose a danger to human health or safety 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.