Choking hazard prompts recall of hundreds of Christmas baby hats

Via Health Canada:

A recall alert has been issued for the Baby Christmas Hat with Pom Pom designed for children aged 0-6 months due to concerns of a choking hazard associated with the pom pom attachment. Consumers are urged to take immediate action if they have purchased this product.

The affected product, the Baby Christmas Hat with Pom Pom (0-6 months), is designed for infants aged 0-6 months. It features a solid red polyester fleece with a cream-colored sherpa trim and a pom pom attachment. The specific details of the product include a Model Number: B3057-2, UPC: 7-73299-33057-7, and Tracking: TN#AB-1024-0423-YEK-NACN. This product originates from China.

The main issue prompting this recall is the insecure attachment of the pom pom to the hat. Over time and through repeated washing, the pom pom may become detached, posing a choking hazard, especially to young children. As of December 4, 2023, there have been no reports of incidents or injuries related to this product in Canada.

If you own the Baby Christmas Hat with Pom Pom (0-6 months), it is crucial to take the following steps immediately: stop using the hat, remove the pom pom from the hat, discard the hat in regular household garbage, and mail the pom pom to Abond Group Inc. as proof of destruction to receive a full refund.

For further assistance or information, consumers can contact Abond Group Inc. at 514-353-9060, ext: 285, from Monday to Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, or by email at Please be aware that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act strictly prohibits the redistribution, sale, or giveaway of recalled products within Canada.

Additional information regarding this recall includes the following details: 1,980 units of the affected products were sold in Canada, and the affected products were sold from October 2023 to November 2023. The Baby Christmas Hat with Pom Pom (0-6 months) was manufactured in China.

This recall information is also available on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website, providing comprehensive details about international consumer product recalls. Consumers are encouraged 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.

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