Hooded Jackets Recalled

Date:
November 19, 2008
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
R&D International
The Danger:
The jackets have drawstrings in the hood and waist, which pose a strangulation and entanglement risk for children.
Description:
This recall involves about 1,500 cotton knit and woven hooded jackets with a drawstring through the hood and waist. They were sold in sizes 12 months through size 10 in a variety of solid colors and prints. "Young Colors" is sewn into the jacket tag located at the neck.
Sold At:
Specialty children's stores nationwide from April 2004 through September 2007 for about $45.
What To Do:
Immediately remove the drawstrings from the jacket to eliminate the hazard. For more information, contact R&D International Inc. collect at (719) 539-3812 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.youngcolors.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09047.html

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