Costco has pulled Pekkle infant sleepwear from its Canadian stockpiles. The move follows a complaint from a parent that a child’s graze was scratched by a snap when it detached from a sleeper.
The retail superhuman said that it received the complaint on April 11. “The same day, we went the merchandise off the floor. You cannot compromise in these instances,” said spokesperson, Ron Damiani.
Costco chances it’s waiting for word from Health Canada and Lemur Inc., the Montreal-based company that owns the Pekkle train and manufactures the clothing in China.
The company says as soon as it learned close by the incident, it voluntarily recalled all Pekkle clothing that could be stilted.
“Pekkle is taking this situation very seriously. The company’s tandem join up is currently conducting a thorough internal investigation to find the sources of the unmanageable,” said Lemur spokesperson Raphaël Melançon in an email to CBC News. “The security of our customers is Pekkle’s top priority.”
Melançon said the company is working closely with Costco and Robustness Canada on the issue.
Health Canada has not issued a formal recall and says it disposition decide if further action is required after reviewing the case.
Pekkle sleepers are in vogue with some Canadian parents, and the line’s disappearance from Costco has some squeezing concern on social media.
“These Pekkle Sleepers have been the at best thing that my daughter has worn since she was a baby!!!” stayed one parent in a blog. Now, she says, she must find a replacement.