The jackets have retractable cords with toggles at the hood/neck area and at the waist, which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children.
This recall includes about 5,400 of the blue Cub Scout Wind Tech jacket sold in youth sizes. The jackets are nylon with a polyester lining, long-sleeve, with a full zipper front and a Cub Scout wolf head emblem embroidered on the upper left chest. SKU numbers 73291, 73292, and 73293 are printed on the hangtag that is attached to the jacket at retail.
Boy Scouts of America retail outlets nationwide and online at scoutstuff.org from November 2009 through July 2011 for approximately $32.
What To Do:
Immediately remove the cords from these jackets to eliminate the hazard, or return the jacket to Boy Scouts of America for a full refund. Contact the company toll-free at (855) 873-2408 or visit scoutstuff.org.
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