Boys' Hooded Sweatshirts from Nordstrom Recalled

Date:
March 11, 2008
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
Urgent Gear
The Danger:
The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.
Description:
This recall includes about 700 Micros boys' 100% cotton jackets. The hooded sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood. They were sold in black with a peace sign patch and a "MCC Micros" patch on the chest, silver with a silver stitched design on the front, and gray with skulls on the front. Style numbers BZAT 718 (black), BZAT 722 (silver), or BZAT 724 (dark gray) are printed on a label sewn into the jacket's inner side seam.
Sold At:
Nordstrom stores nationwide from November 2007 through December 2007 for about $50.
What To Do:
Immediately remove the drawstrings or return the sweatshirts to Nordstrom or to Urgent Gear for a full refund. For additional information, contact Urgent Gear collect at (213) 741-9926 ext. 247 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.urgentgear.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08217.html

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