Children's Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled

Date:
April 15, 2010
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
GJC International of Florida Inc.
The Danger:
The children's jackets have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to children.
Description:
This recall involves about 3,200 children's Niko brand hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings through the hood. The garment-dyed sweatshirts were sold in mango, kiwi, rust, denim, pink, brown and periwinkle and in sized 2T through 5T. A tag that reads, "Niko's SPORTSLINE" is sewn on the back neck of the garment.
Sold At:
Gift shops, children's stores, souvenir and resort stores in Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, Maryland and Michigan from June 2007 through January 2008 for about $8.
What To Do:
Immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard or return the sweatshirts to GJC International of Florida Inc. for a full refund. For more information, contact GJC International of Florida collect at (954) 581-4646 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10199.html

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