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Black Dog Children's Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled

Date:
February 15, 2006
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
Black Dog Tavern Company
The Danger:
The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.
Description:
This recall involves about 9,700 sweatshirts that have a black dog on the front and are sold in youth sizes up to size 12 with drawstrings through the hood. Sweatshirt colors include navy blue, gray, red, pink, black, or oatmeal. "The Black Dog," "Est. 71," or "The Black Dog/Martha's Vineyard" are printed on the back of some of the sweatshirts. A tag sewn on the inside of the garment reads, "The Black Dog." The following style numbers are printed on the garment's hang tag:
  • K086
  • K088
  • K090
  • K062
  • K063
Sold At:
Black Dog retail stores, catalog, and Web site exclusively from May 2004 through January 2006 for between $30 and $50.
What To Do:
Immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard. For more information, contact Black Dog at (800) 626-1991 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.theblackdog.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06088.html