It’s a brand new year and already several recall announcements have gone out for items sold in Canada. Below you’ll find the latest recalls from late 2016 and January 2017 with items made especially for children. Read through the list, make sure you don’t have any of the recalled items, and if you do follow the instructions to return the item.
Peekaboo Beans Inc. Bean Playsuits
Do you have any Peekaboo Beans playsuits in your infant’s closet? 2,457 of these adorable zipped outfits were sold in Canada between January 28 and November 21, 2016, and the announcement went out the first week of January 2017 that the zipper tab and pull can detach, causing a choking hazard for the little ones wearing them.
If you bought one of these for your little one, or they received it as a gift over the holidays, the company is offering a refund. Visit the official Peekaboo Beans site, request a recall form, and follow the instructions on the form.
TL Care, Inc. Organic Newborn Robes
Do you receive a TL Care Organic Newborn Robe in size 0 – 9 months as a shower gift? These robes are made of 100% cotton, white with grey or navy trim, and they have a cute zigzag pattern on the inside. Unfortunately they have been recalled due to not meeting the Canadian legal standards for flammability requirements for children’s sleepwear. These little robes were sold July 2016 to December 2016. If you have one, return it to buybuyBaby stores in Canada for merchandise credit.
Tea Living Tea Collection Knit Denim Jacket
Check your older children’s closets to see if you have a Tea Living Tea Collection denim jacket. All sizes from XS-XL with sku #6F22400-405 are included, sold from June 2016 to November 2016 at Purr Petite Store in Calgary, AB. The issue is that the buttons come off, posing a choking hazard. If you find one in your kid’s closet, contact Tea Living, Inc. at 1-866-374-8747 for a refund.
Lemur Group Inc. Petit Lem Signature Boys Romper with Geometric and Stars
Lemur Group Inc. recalled their boys Petit Lem Signature romper. These feature geometric and stars prints, in size 12-24 months. These were sold from February 2016 to December 2016, and are the long sleeved versions without feet. The reason that they are being recalled is that parents may mistake them for sleepwear, and they do not meet the flammability law standards for children’s sleepwear. If you own one of these, you can call Lemur Group Inc. via telephone at (514) 748-6234 for return instructions and a credit to their online store.
Ok Kids Babaluno brand Happy Bunny & Friends Sleepers
Pink bunny Betsy-3 Babaluno brand Happy Bunny & Friends baby sleepers have been recalled in sizes newborn to 12 months. These pink sleepers are made of 75% Cotton and 25% Polyester. The tag lists that they by OK Kids and lists the model as “BETSY-3.” These were sold from August 2015 to December 2016, in Quebec and New Brunswick. If you have one, return them to an OK Kids store for a store credit, as they do not meet Canadian law standards regarding flammability of children’s sleepwear.
Ok Kids Basselino Baby Sleepers with Rhino, Monkey, or Turtle and Duck
Another recall has been announced for this company, this time with their sleepers featuring rhinos, monkeys, or turtles with ducks. Check your tags for model numbers BASCWC-04m, BASCWC-09, and BASCWB-14. These infant items do not meet the flammability requirements for kid’s sleepwear. Take them to an OK Kids store for a store credit.
Okaidi Calisson-Style 2-piece Polo Pyjamas in Sizes 2-14 years
Okaidi Calisson-style 2-piece polo pyjamas, sizes 2-14 years with the word “dream” on the front or an appliqued rose has been recalled due to flammability reasons. The style number on the tag is 77737. These were sold from July 2016 to December 2016, at Okaidi stores. If you have one, take it back to an Okaidi store and you will be allowed to exchange it for a product of the same price.
Party City recalls Toy Tambourines
December 29, 2016, Party City recalled their toy tambourines due to parts coming off and becoming choking and laceration hazards. Party City says they sold 86,690 of these in Canada between February 2013 and December 2016. If you find one of these little tambourines in your child’s toy box, return it to Party City for a store credit.
Kathe Kruse Hobby Horse Reindeer and Sherlock
Did your little one receive a stick horse or reindeer over the holidays from Kathe Kruse? If so, be aware that the eyes can come off causing a choking hazard. Only 24 of these were sold in 2016 in Canada, and the retailer is requesting that you throw them away if you have one.
Lenny and Larry’s The Complete Cookie Brand Chocolate Chip Cookies
Did you buy your children The Complete Cookie Chocolate Chip Cookies by Lenny and Larry’s? The danger with these delicious snacks is that the company didn’t list milk as an ingredient. If your family has no problems with dairy, they’re safe to eat. If you have a kiddo with a dairy allergy, you can call the company at 613-773-6600 or return them to the store for a refund.
King’s Pastry brand Tuxedo Bar Cake
If you have a child allergic to hazelnuts, make sure you don’t have a King’s Pastry brand Tuxedo Bar Cake in your cabinets. On December 29, 2016, the recall was announced. Numbers on how many were sold aren’t available at this time. The company is requesting those with tree nut allergies to toss out the cake or return it to the store for a refund.
For more information on any of these recalls, or to view all recalls (home, auto, grocery, medications…) visit the Healthy Canadians website.