Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant strangulation and/or entanglement hazard to children. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves about 450 FXR child/youth outerwear jackets and hoodies for both boys and girls in the U.S. They come in sizes 2 through 12. The jackets and hoodies are made of polyester or a blend of cotton/polyester and they have a front zip closure with knit elastic or Velcro adjustable cuffs. A drawstring is around the neck of the jackets and hoodies. The hoodies come in a variety of color combinations; such as red, purple, grey, red/black/white, green/black, and black. The jackets come in pink/white and in solid blue and pink. The name of the recalled product is located on the content care label which is sewn into the neck area of the garment. It can be found underneath the letters FXR. Recalled items are listed below:
U.S. Snowmobile Dealers and on fxrracing.com between August 2008 through January 2014 for about $50 to $110.
What To Do:
Remove the drawstring from the garment to eliminate the hazard or return the garment to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information, call FXR Factory Racing Inc. at (877) 999-9798 or go online to fxrracing.com and click on the Recalls link located at the bottom of the page for more information.
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