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Maran Squeeze Kids Girl’s Corduroy Jackets

Description: Maran Inc. Children's Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at TJ Maxx NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2008 Release #08-266 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 431-5698 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Maran Inc. Children's Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at TJ Maxx 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: Squeeze Kids Girl's Corduroy Jackets Units: About 6,000 Distributor: Maran Inc., of North Bergen, N.J. Hazard: The garments have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose 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 drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recalled garments are brown corduroy jackets with a pink hood and pink sequins on the front pockets. “Squeeze Kids” and style number 4JZ642FK are printed on the care label sewn into the back collar area of the garment. The sweatshirts were sold in girls’ sizes small (7/8), medium (10), large (12/14) and x-large (16). Sold exclusively at: TJ Maxx retail stores nationwide during January 2007 for about $13. Manufactured in: USA Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard, or return the garments to the place where purchased or to Maran Inc. to receive a refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Maran Inc. toll-free at (866) 431-5698 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at [Learn More]

Maran Squeeze Kids Girl’s Corduroy Jackets Recall Information

Country of OriginUnited States
Recall Date05/15/2008
Recall ID4288
Recall Number08266
Product TypeClothing (Children)
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