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Youth Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled

Date:
September 20, 2006
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
Gildan Activewear
The Danger:
These sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.
Description:
This recall involves about 114,000 youth hooded sweatshirts. The fleece sweatshirts were sold in youth sizes Extra Small to Extra Large, and have a "Gildan Activewear" neck label. The sweatshirts were manufactured in 12 different colors. These sweatshirts are often used by local print shops to add logos and sportswear decals.
Sold At:
Wholesale distributors and applicable sportswear programs nationwide from January 2006 through September 2006 for a retail cost between $13 and $20.
What To Do:
Remove the drawstrings immediately to eliminate the hazard. For more information, call Gildan toll-free at (877) 445-3265 ext. 4090 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06264.html