The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced recalls of the following product. Consumers should stop using recalled product unless otherwise instructed.
Units: About 20,000
Importer: Vacation Clothing, doing business as Basix U.S.A., of Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.
Hazard: The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.
Description: This recall involves children's hooded sweatshirts and windbreakers sizes S to XL. Hooded sweatshirts were sold in pink, white, light blue, yellow, navy and gray. The nylon windbreakers were sold in royal blue,olive, pink, light blue and navy. A tag inside of the garment reads,“Basix USA.”
Sold at: Discount department stores nationwide from May 2003 through December 2006 for $20 to $50.
Remedy: Remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard.
Contact: Call 800-236-8150.