The sweatshirts have drawstrings at the hood that pose a strangulation hazard to children. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves about 500 girls' sweatshirts sold under the brand name "YMI Jeanswear." The sweatshirts have a front zipper and a fur-lined hood with a drawstring stitched to each side. "YMI" is printed on the label at the neck. The sweatshirts were sold in gray, purple, pink, and black, with either a snowflake or a flower design on the front and back. A heart charm with "YMI" engraved on it is attached to the zipper. The recalled sweatshirts were sold in children's sizes 6 through 16.
dd's Discounts stores nationwide from December 2011 through January 2012 for about $13.
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled sweatshirt from the child and remove the drawstrings or return the sweatshirt to a dd's Discounts store for a full refund. For additional information, please contact YMI Jeanswear at (888) 394-1398 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.ymijeans.com.
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