Children's Hooded Jackets and Sweatshirts Recalled

September 16, 2010
Jewelry & Accessories
Burlington Coat Factory
The Danger:
The hooded jackets and sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hood and/or waist that can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children.
This recall involves about 10,000 hooded jackets and sweatshirts that have drawstrings through the hood and/or waist. Based on available records, the following items are included in this recall: Aeropostale brown boys' pullover sweatshirt with "Aeropostale" printed on front in boys' size small; Apple Bottom brown girls' zippered velvet jacket with "Apple Bottom" embroidered on back in girls' sizes 7 to 16; Deere Park red and blue boys' zippered jackets in all boys' sizes; Disney Winnie the Pooh zippered jackets with a picture of Winnie the Pooh on the front of the jacket in sizes 2T, 3T, and 4T; Gray Wolf dark blue zippered jacket with Grey Wolf tag inside jacket and drawstring waist in sizes 13 to 14; Jonathon Stone blue, red, and white zippered jacket with "55" printed on front and "J.stone" printed on tag on back of neck of the garment in size large; Kani Gold (sold from October 24, 2008) brown, black, and gray boys' zippered sweatshirt in youth large (size 16/18); Miletta black zippered jackets with faux fur cuffs and hood in size medium (sizes 9 to 10); Mirika red girls' zippered sweatshirts with embroidery on sleeves in size medium; New York light blue Girls' zippered sleeveless Sweatshirt with "33 New York" embroidered on jacket in size small; Ruff Stuff (date approximately 1995) blue and light blue boys' zippered and snap close jackets in sizes 14 to 16; and Sergio Benini (September 2007) brown zippered heavy jackets with snaps in size medium.
Sold At:
Burlington Coat Factory and other retailers nationwide from January 1995 through September 2009, for between $7 and $30.
What To Do:
Immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard, or return the garment to Burlington Coat Factory for a full refund or credit. For more information, contact Burlington Coat Factory toll-free at 888-223-2628 between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit
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