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Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 835-6357
Manufacturer: Brents-Riordan Inc. LLC, of Shreveport, La.
Hazard: The garments have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves the Youth Hooded Sweatshirt (item # 11037Y-39) and the Youth Insulated Bomber with Hood (item # 1113Y-39). The item number is found in a label located underneath the care label. The sweatshirts have a camouflage design and "Photoflauge©" is printed on them.
Sold at: Various retail stores nationwide from July 2007 through December 2007 for between $20 and $30.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard or return the sweatshirts to either the place of purchase or Brents-Riordan for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the company toll-free at (866) 835-6357 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.brentsinc.com