Wetskins Children’s Rainsuit Recall [Canada]


Wetskins branded Children's Rainsuit Recall [Canada]

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Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: World Famous Sales of Canada Inc., a Concord, Ontario establishment, recalls an estimated 7,000 Wetskins branded Children’s Rainsuits due to the presence of drawstrings in the hood and neck area and consequential risk of choking, strangulation, hanging and dragging, all safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/jYh230pryZm

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/70805r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain Wetskins branded Children’s Rainsuit with Drawstrings in the Hood and Neck area, as follows:

  • Wetskins branded Children’s Rainsuits, sold in sizes S, M, and L in either yellow or red colour.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Wetskins branded Children’s Rainsuits can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to Health Canada, drawstrings on children’s upper outerwear including rain coats, hoodies and jackets 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. If these situations occur, the child could suffer serious and life-changing injuries.

Parents and/or other caregivers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the child’s garment to eliminate the hazard or contact World Famous Sales for a full refund.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Children’s Rainsuits, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact World Famous Sales at 1-905-738-4777 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Children’s Rainsuit, please search for “clothing” or more generically, “children” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Choking hazard, please search for “choking” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Dragging hazard, please search for “dragging” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Infants and Children, please search for “children” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Strangulation hazard, please search for “strangulation” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by World Famous Sales of Canada Inc., please search for “World Famous Sales” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-70805
Recalls Direct RIN: 11979-2019
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==> http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/index-eng.php

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