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Raw Blue Sportswear Smack, Kapow, Comic Magazine Print Hooded Sweatshirts

Description: Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Raw Blue 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 #08-358 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 638-1537 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Raw Blue 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: Hooded Sweatshirts Units: About 5,740 Distributor: Raw Blue Sportswear, of Moonachie, NJ Hazard: The sweatshirts have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to young 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 Raw Blue hooded sweatshirts were sold in three styles: smack print, kapow print and comic magazine print) and various colors. The sweatshirts have style numbers 7FT5655, 7FT5455, and 7FT5515. Style numbers are printed on the garment’s sales tag. Sold at: TJ Maxx, Mega Trends, Moonstone Shirts and MP Trading stores nationwide from July 2007 through December 2007 for between $30 and $40. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard. Consumers can return the garment to the place of purchase or Raw Blue Sportswear for a refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Raw Blue Sportwear at (800) 638-1537 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. [Source]

Raw Blue Sportswear Smack, Kapow, Comic Magazine Print Hooded Sweatshirts Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date08/06/2008
Recall ID4396
Recall Number08358
Product TypeClothing (Children)
HazardStrangulation
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