The product is identified by Item number 16625 and UPC 062823166257.
Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has revealed that the kid's apron contains a phthalate, specifically DEHP (Di-Ethylhexyl Phthalate), which exceeds the allowable limit.
Studies suggest that certain phthalates, including DEHP, may cause reproductive and developmental abnormalities in young children when soft vinyl products containing phthalates are sucked or chewed for extended periods. Approximately 22,440 of the recalled aprons were sold at various dollar and discount stores across Canada.
Neither Health Canada nor CTG Brands Inc. has received any reports of incidents or illnesses related to the use of this product.
Consumers should immediately take the product from children and dispose of it in regular household garbage.
For more information, consumers contact 1-905-761-3330.