Children's Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled

Date:
February 2, 2010
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
GTM Sportswear Inc.
The Danger:
The children's sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.
Description:
This recall involves about 210,000 children's hooded nylon jackets in sizes XXS-XL (2T-16) and in various colors. "GTM Sportswear" is printed on a label sewn in the neck of the garments. Styles include Youth Medalist Jacket (YJA180), Youth Legacy Jacket (YJAPT01), Youth Eclipse Jacket (YLJA186), Youth Dominator Jacket (YJA3800), Youth Booster Jacket (YJA150), Youth Achiever Jacket (YJA161).
Sold At:
GTM Sportswear, K-State Super Store, and Cats Closet stores in Kansas, other customer screen print and embroidery stores nationwide, on the Web at www.gtmsportswear.com, www.kstategear.com, www.catscloset.com and www.justforkix.com and in GTM Sportswear and the Just for Kix catalogs from January 2003 through December 2009 for between $25 and $30.
What To Do:
Immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard or return the jackets to the store or to GTM Sportswear for a full refund. For more information, contact GTM Sportswear at (800) 437-9560 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, and on Saturday between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., or visit www.gtmsportswear.com
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10130.html

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