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JC Penney, American Public Hooded Artic Zone Sweatshirts with Drawstring

Description: American Public Company Recall of Boy's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Sold by J.C. Penney Recall Alert U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 November 17, 2005 Alert #06-511 CPSC, American Public Company Announce Recall of Boy's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Sold by J.C. Penney The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Hooded Sweatshirt with Drawstring Units: About 3,400 Importer/Distributor: American Public Co., of New York, N.Y. Hazard: The hooded sweatshirts have drawstrings, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, the CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist drawstrings of upper garments such as jackets and sweatshirts. Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported. Description: The recalled sweatshirts were sold in navy and burgundy, and in youth sizes (S, M. L, and XL). The RN Number is 90614, which is located on the collar tag. "A.P.C.O." is a label stitched on the inside of the hood and "Artic Zone" is stitched on the outside of the sweatshirt. Sold at: Exclusively through J.C. Penney's Catalog and Web site from June 2005 through August 2005 for about $25. Manufactured in: Pakistan Remedy: Consumers should remove the drawstring to eliminate the hazard. In addition, J.C. Penney will also notify all known purchasers by mail to remove the drawstring from the sweatshirt. Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers can contact J.C. Penney toll-free at (800) 222-6161 anytime, or visit the Web site at www.jcpenney.com [Source]

JC Penney, American Public Hooded Artic Zone Sweatshirts with Drawstring Recall Information

Country of OriginPakistan
Recall Date11/17/2005
Recall ID3380
Recall Number06511
Product TypeClothing (Children)
HazardStrangulation
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