Children's Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled

Date:
April 8, 2010
Category:
Clothing
Jewelry & Accessories
Company/Brand:
5 Star Apparel LLC
The Danger:
The jackets have drawstrings through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to young children.
Description:
This recall involves about 11,500 girls' and boys' hooded jackets with drawstrings, including: Girl's Pink Short-Sleeve Lightweight Jacket with style numbers MIG108105 (sizes 12M, 18M, 24M), MLG108105 (sizes 4 - 6X) and MTG108105 (sizes 2T - 4T); "Mecca" is printed on the inside of jacket below the neck. This recall also includes Boy's Black or Brown Heavy Jacket with style numbers MLK908602 (sizes 4-7) and MT908602 (sizes 2T-4T); "Mecca" is printed on the outside back of the jacket.
Sold At:
Burlington Coat Factory, Marshalls and other retail stores nationwide from April 2008 through December 2009 for between $40 and $100
What To Do:
Immediately remove the drawstring, cut the drawstring out of garment or return the jacket to the store where purchased for a full refund. For more information, call 5 Star collect at (646) 273-1225 or (646) 273-1228 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml10/10193.html

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