The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 560
Hazard: The sweatshirts and jackets have drawstrings through the hood, which pose a strangulation hazard to young children.
Description: This recall involves a Deezo brand boys’, girls’ and toddlers’ zip-up hoodies made of 65% polyester and 35% cotton. The sweatshirts and jackets have designs that include a heart with arrow, swirl, alien, flower, guitar, motor scooter and circuit board designs. They come in the following color combinations: pink with white or black trim; white with pink or green trim; blue with a light blue and white trim; and black with blue or green trim.
Sold at: Zulily.com from August 2012 to March 2013 for $20 to $50.
Remedy: Remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard, or return the garments to Zulily for a refund.