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Recall - H&M Belt on Girl's Leggings

Web posted on May 09, 2014

This recall involves the plastic bow-shaped belt that comes with H&M Girl's Leggings sold in sizes 1A through 8A. The leggings were sold in the following colours: khaki, navy/white stripe, pink/white check, purple, black/white stripe, grey dot, red/navy plaid, grey check, blue/white houndstooth, black/pink belt, black/silver belt and khaki dot.

The affected product carry the following product information:
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A ball-shaped metal piece that holds the belt together may fall off and present a choking hazard. Consumers should stop using the belt and remove it from the Leggings. H&M has identified that the Leggings without the belt are still safe to wear and consumers should return only the belt to an H&M store to receive a full refund.

H&M has received one report of a choking incident in the United Kingdom, but no reports in Canada. Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

The affected products were sold at H&M stores in Canada from August 1, 2012 to April 1, 2014. Approximately 11,355 units were sold in Canada.

The affected product was manufactured in Bangladesh, China, and Turkey. and distributed through H&M Hennes & Mauritz L.P., New York.

For more information, consumers may contact H&M's Toll-free Customer Service Number at 1-877-466-7467 between 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. EST 7 days a week, or visit the H&M's website.

For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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