Consumer product recall

Various Spirit Police Uniform Costume Hats recalled due chemical hazard

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Summary

Product
Various Spirit Police Uniform Costume Hats
Issue
Consumer products - Chemical hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Spirit Halloween for additional information and a replacement product.

Affected products

This recall involves the police hats contained in some of the below police uniform costumes. Products that are not included in the recall can be identified by the presence of a tag inside the hat that contains a statement to the effect of “Made in China”. Affected hats do not contain this label.

The following products are affected by the recall:
Costume Name SKU Size
Spirit Police Officer Costume 01304765 3T-4T
Spirit Police Officer Costume 01360635 5T-6T
Spirit Police Officer Costume 01482389 2T
Spirit Deluxe Police Officer 01075522 SM/4-6
Spirit Deluxe Police Officer 01075530 MD/8-10
Spirit Deluxe Police Officer 01075548 LG/12-14
Spirit Cop Kit 01414531 SM/MD
Spirit Cop Kit 01414549 LG/XL
Spirit Police Officer Costume 01226422 SM/4-6
Spirit Police Officer Costume 01226430 MD/8-10

Issue

The police hats included in the police uniform costume sets may contain lead in excess of the allowable limit established by the Consumer Products Containing Lead Regulations.

Lead is highly toxic, especially to children. A range of serious health effects have been associated with exposure to lead and cadmium, including anemia, vomiting, diarrhea, heart and immune system. In extreme cases, there have been deaths.

As of December 23, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the hat component of the recalled product, place it out of the reach of children and contact Spirit Halloween for more information and for a replacement product.

For more information, consumers can contact Spirit Halloween by telephone toll-free at 1-866-586-0155 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday to Friday, by e-mail or online.

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

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 62 units of the potentially affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from approximately September 2022 to October 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China.

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Toys and games
Companies

Distributor

Spirit Halloween Superstores LLC

Egg Harbour Twp, New Jersey

UNITED STATES

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Children, pregnant or breast feeding women
Identification number
RA-72513