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Consumer product recall

Various Infant Winter Water Factory Products recalled due to Choking and Laceration Hazards

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Summary

Product
Various Infant Winter Water Factory products
Issue
Consumer products - Choking hazard
Consumer products - Laceration hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled products and contact Winter Water Factory for instructions on how to receive a full refund or a refund in the form of a store credit.

Affected products

This recall involves all infant French terry jumpsuits, rompers, snap suits, baby dresses, and bibs. The garments were sold between August 2020 and April 2022 in infant sizes 0M – 3T in various prints in the following styles:

  • French terry jumpsuit
  • Long sleeve romper
  • Summer romper
  • Tank top romper
  • Bubble romper
  • Footed romper
  • Long-sleeve snap suit
  • Short-sleeve snap suit
  • Azalea baby dress
  • Oslo baby Dress
  • Juniper baby dress
  • Geneva baby dress
  • Merano baby dress
  • French terry bib
  • Kerchief bib

The affected garments can be identified by one of the following codes at the bottom of the label in the back of the neck:

  • TX-JM-I-XXII
  • TX-JM-VII-XXI
  • TX-JM-I-XXI
  • TX-JM-VII-XX

Issue

The snaps on the recalled garments can detach and also expose small sharp prongs, posing potential choking and laceration hazards to young children.

As of April 27, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries. In the Unites States, the company has received 29 reports of snaps detaching between the prong ring and the stud or socket piece and no reports of injuries.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled garments, destroy the recalled garments by cutting them in half with scissors and upload a photo of the destroyed garments to the company’s website.  When uploading the photo, consumers can decide whether to choose a full refund of the purchase price or a store credit with an additional 20% of the purchase price, or the full retail price, whichever is higher.

For more information, consumers may contact Winter Water Factory by email or visit the company’s website.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Winter Water Factory, LLC.

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.

Additional information

What is being done

Number Sold

The company reported that 169 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and about 35,665 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from August 2020 to April 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in the United States

Details
Original published date: 2022-05-05
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Clothing and accessories - Clothing
Companies

Distributor

Winter Water Factory, LLC

Brooklyn

New York

UNITED STATES

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64125