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Vans Boys' Hooded Jackets Recalled

Date:
November 7, 2013
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
Vans Inc.
The Danger:
The jackets have drawstrings in the hood around the neck area that pose a strangulation hazard to young children.
Description:
This recall involves Vans' AV Edict hooded jackets for boys. About 2,400 jackets are included in the recall. They were sold in boys' sizes S, M, L and XL and made from black cotton or black canvas with a drawstring through the hood. Vans is printed on a tab above the jacket's left front pocket. An intertwined "AV" logo is embroidered in black beneath the lower right pocket and also appears on the jacket's snaps. "Vans" "OFF THE WALL" and an intertwined "AV" logo is sewn on a label inside neck of the jacket.
Sold At:
Vans stores nationwide and online at vans.com from September 2012 through September 2013 for about $90.
What To Do:
Take the recalled jackets away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or for a repair. Call Vans Inc. at (800) 817-0618 or visit online at vans.com for more information.
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Vans-Recalls-Boys-Hooded-Jackets-with-Drawstrings/