The above children's craft apron (UPC 062823166257) has been recalled, as it contains a phthalate known as DEHP (Di-Ethylhexyl Phthalate) in excess of the allowable limit.
Phthalates such as DEHP can cause reproductive and developmental abnormalities in young children when items are sucked or chewed for extended periods.
Though neither Health Canada nor CTG Brands Inc. has received any reports of incidents or illnesses related to the use of this product, customers are advised to remove and immediately dispose of the item.
For more information, customers may contact Customer Service, CTG Brands Inc. at 1-905-761-3330.
From February 2008 to January 2012, approximately 22,440 of the recalled aprons were sold at various dollar and discount stores across Canada.
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