El Gringo Imports Girl's Hooded Sweater Recalled

Date:
May 3, 2011
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
El Gringo Imports of Seattle
The Danger:
The hooded sweaters have drawstrings through the hood which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. Check out the drawstrings guidelines PDF made by CPSC to prevent children from strangulation
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/208.pdf.
Description:
This recall involves about 300 sweaters. It is a hand-knitted wool sweater with a hood in sizes 1 through 10. The sweater has a drawstring in the hood with multi-colored yarn tassels. The sweaters are multi-colored with a front zipper. "El Gringo Imports" is written on a black neck tag.
Sold At:
Pike Place Market in Seattle from November 2009 to August 2010 for between $20 and $25
What To Do:
Remove the drawstring from the sweater and contact El Gringo Imports toll free at 877- 278-1434 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit elgringoimports.com or e-mail the firm at michael@elgringoimports.com for a full refund.
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11210.html

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