The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.
This recall involves about 30,000 youth hooded fleece garments with drawstrings. They were sold in a variety of colors and have "U.S. Polo Assn." written on them. A sewn-in tag also reads, "U.S. Polo Assn". The style number for these garments is 12-5169.
JCPenney stores nationwide from September 2005 through December 2005 for about $40.
What To Do:
Remove or cut the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard, or return the sweatshirt to the store for a refund. For more information, contact Jordache Ltd. toll-free at (888) 295-3267 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit http://www.jcpenney.com, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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