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    Children's Hooded Sweaters Recalled

    Brand: Empress Arts
    Children's Hooded Sweaters Recalled recall image Courtesy of CPSC

    Recall Date:

    September 2, 2008

    Danger

    The sweaters have drawstrings through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard.

    Description

    The recall includes about 130 cotton knit sweaters, which are cream-colored with a blue stripe at the wrists and waist, a blue ball on the hood, and blue buttons. There is a drawstring through the hood with pom-poms at the ends. The sweaters were sold in children's size 2T under the brand name "Empress Arts." "Empress Baby" is sewn into the sweater's tag.

    Sold At

    Specialty children's stores nationwide from August 2006 through April 2008 for between $28 and $45.

    What To Do

    Immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweaters. For more information, contact Empress Arts collect at (323) 780-8181 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit their Web site at www.empressarts.com.

    Recent Recalls

    Our product recalls database includes information and content from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and other sources. Our database is not comprehensive. For more complete information concerning recalls, visit www.cpsc.gov or, for car seats, www.safercar.gov.