Girls' Vests with Drawstrings Recalled

May 7, 2010
Jewelry & Accessories
The Danger:
The garments have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children.
This recall involves about 80 girls' hooded sleeveless vests with drawstrings sold in sizes 2 through 10. The vests were sold in two colors: blue with pink flowers and black with white polka dots. Both styles have a fake fur trim around the hood and a black sweater-like knit trim at the armholes and waist. The vests have an interior zipper covered by an exterior flap closure and a sewn-in neck tag that reads "mim-pi."
Sold At:
Children's clothing stores nationwide from January 2009 through December 2009 for about $70.
What To Do:
Immediately remove the drawstrings from the recalled garments to eliminate the hazard and return the vests to the place of purchase for a store credit. For more information, contact MIM-PI USA collect at (407) 492-8361 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit
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