The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed.

Product: Hide & Seek hooded sweatshirts

Units: 9,700

Manufacturer: Quiksilver Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif.

Hazard: A drawstring is threaded through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.

Description: The recalled hooded sweatshirts are pink, white, brown,navy or green with a beaded heart logo and embroidered flowers on the front. They were sold in girls' sizes S, M, L and XL. “Roxy Girl” is printed on the collar label.

Sold at: Surf and skate shops, specialty and department stores,including Macy's, Nordstrom, Quiksilver and Roxy retail stores and outlets nationwide from November 2005 through January 2006 for $40.

Remedy: Consumers should remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard. Consumers can receive a refund by returning the sweatshirts to the place of purchase or by mailing the sweatshirts to:Quiksilver Inc., Attention: Consumer Replacements/Recalled Merchandise, 5600 Argosy Circle, Suite 300, Huntington Beach, Calif. 92649. Returns must include the consumer's name, address and telephone number.

Contact: Call 877-246-7257 or e-mail