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Kids with Character Bongo Cheetah Girls Jackets

Description: Children's Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled By Kids with Character Due to Strangulation Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2008 Release #08-356 Firm's Recall Hotline: (212) 695-6342 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Children’s Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings Recalled By Kids with Character Due to Strangulation Hazard 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: BongoCheetah Girls Jackets Units: About 1,200 Distributor: Kids with Character LLC, of New York, N.Y. 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 by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recalled garments are Bongo Cheetah Girls Jackets with style number 8N6003 and RN number 119132 printed on the care label. The jackets were sold in girls sizes 4 through 6X. Sold at: Marshalls stores nationwide from November 2007 through August 2008 for about $25. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard, or return the garment to either Marshall’s retail store or Kids with Character for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kids with Character collect at (212) 695-6343 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday. [Learn More]

Kids with Character Bongo Cheetah Girls Jackets Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date08/06/2008
Recall ID4394
Recall Number08356
Product TypeClothing (Children)
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