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High Energy, Energy Clothing Company Boys’ Hooded Sweatshirts

Description: Boys' Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by High Energy; Children Can Strangle on Drawstrings NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 28, 2008 Release #08-234 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (212) 563-4949 collect CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Boys’ Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by High Energy; Children Can Strangle on Drawstrings WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: Boys’ Hooded Sweatshirts Units: About 5,000 Distributor: Kidz World Inc., d/b/a High Energy USA, of New York, N.Y. Hazard: The sweatshirts have a drawstring through hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recalled boys’ sweatshirts are hooded and have a zipper up the front. They were sold in boys’ sizes small and medium. The style number, and “High Energy” or “Energy Clothing Company,” are printed on the sewn-in neck tag. The following styles are included in this recall. Style Number Color T78311 Tan and brown plaid S78511 S78514 S78515 S78516 White/black, blue/gray, red/navy and other assorted colors S72509 S74509 Navy blue and other assorted colors Sold at: A.J. Wright, Bealls Outlet, A&E Stores, and Happy Days Stores nationwide from October 2007 through November 2007 for about $15. Manufactured in: Pakistan, Egypt, and Korea Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard, or contact High Energy for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact High Energy collect at (212) 563-4949 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. [Learn More]

High Energy, Energy Clothing Company Boys’ Hooded Sweatshirts Recall Information

Country of OriginEgypt
Recall Date03/28/2008
Recall ID4260
Recall Number08234
Product TypeClothing (Children)
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