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Children's Hooded Sweatshirts and Windbreakers Recalled

Date:
February 13, 2007
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
Basix U.S.A.
The Danger:
The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.
Description:
This recall involves about 20,000 children's hooded sweatshirts and windbreakers sizes S to XL. Hooded sweatshirts included in the recall were sold in pink, white, light blue, yellow, navy, and gray. The nylon windbreakers were sold in royal blue, olive, pink, light blue, and navy. A tag sewn inside the garment reads "Basix USA." The following style numbers are printed on the garment's hang tag:
  • PK215
  • PK218
  • KPF265
  • KPF275
  • KH185
Sold At:
Discount department stores nationwide from May 2003 through December 2006 for between $20 and $50.
What To Do:
Remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts immediately. For more information, contact Basix U.S.A. at (800) 236-8150 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07103.html