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.
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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