- September 20, 2006
- Gildan Activewear
- The Danger:
- These sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.
- This recall involves about 114,000 youth hooded sweatshirts. The fleece sweatshirts were sold in youth sizes Extra Small to Extra Large, and have a "Gildan Activewear" neck label. The sweatshirts were manufactured in 12 different colors. These sweatshirts are often used by local print shops to add logos and sportswear decals.
- Sold At:
- Wholesale distributors and applicable sportswear programs nationwide from January 2006 through September 2006 for a retail cost between $13 and $20.
- What To Do:
- Remove the drawstrings immediately to eliminate the hazard. For more information, call Gildan toll-free at (877) 445-3265 ext. 4090 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
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