Hello Kitty child nightshirt recall

On May 4, 2011 the "Hello Kitty" Cotton Nightshirt has been recalled by Health Canada.

This recall involves a 100% cotton nightshirt with "Hello Kitty" on the front. The price tag attached to the recalled sleepwear has the SKU number 567455 printed underneath the bar code.

What is the danger?

Health Canada has determined that the recalled nightshirts do not meet the design and flammability requirements for child sleepwear under Canadian law.

Loose-fitting child sleepwear can contact ignition sources such as stove elements, candles, and matches more readily than tight-fitting sleepwear. When loose-fitting sleepwear is made with natural fibers such as cotton, they can burn rapidly, potentially resulting in severe burns to large areas of the child's body.

At time of the recall neither Health Canada nor Goldor Sales has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of the sleepwear.

What should I do?

You should immediately take the recalled nightshirt away from children and return it to the Giant Tiger store where it was purchased for a full refund if accompanied by a sale receipt.

For more information, consumers may contact Goldor Sales at 514-737-5551.

How many were sold and where?

Approximately 860 of the recalled nightshirts were sold at Giant Tiger stores across Canada. These recalled nightshirts were sold from August 2010 to December 2010.

The nightshirts were manufactured in China. The importer is Goldor Sales of Montreal, Quebec. The retailer is Giant Tiger Stores Ltd. of Ottawa, Ontario.