Marshalls Girls' Hooded Jackets Recalled

Date:
January 31, 2008
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
Apollo Jeans
The Danger:
The jackets have a drawstring through the hood, which poses a strangulation hazard to children.
Description:
The recall involves about 14,000 velour hooded zip-up jackets that have a drawstring at the neck. The jackets have a front pocket and were sold with matching velour pants. The word "DIVA" with rhinestones is displayed across the front of the jackets. They were sold in children's sizes small, medium, large, extra-large, and 4, 5, 6, and 6X, and came in red, blue, and beige. "Apollo Active Wear" and either style number 5033gk or 5033gg are printed on the jackets' neck tag.
Sold At:
Marshalls Stores nationwide from August 2007 through November 2007 for about $15.
What To Do:
Remove the drawstring from the jacket's hood or return it for a full refund to either the place of purchase or Apollo Jeans. For additional information, call Apollo Jeans collect at (212) 398-6585 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08177.html

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