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 2,400
Hazard: The jackets have drawstrings in the hood that can get caught on something and choke or strangle young children.
Description: Vans’ AV Edict hooded jackets for boys were sold in sizes S, M, L and XL and are made from black cotton or black canvas. “Vans” is printed on a tab above the jacket’s left front pocket. An intertwined “AV” logo is embroidered in black beneath the lower right pocket and also appears on the jacket’s snaps.
Sold at: Vans stores nationwide and at vans.com from September 2012 through September 2013 for about $90.
Remedy: Return jackets to the place of purchase for a refund or repair.
Contact: Call 800-817-0618 or visit www.vans.com.