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Foursquare Hooded Youth Jackets

Description: Foursquare Recalls Hooded Youth Jackets with Drawstrings 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 December 23, 2008 Release #09-072 Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 327-4484 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Foursquare Recalls Hooded Youth Jackets with Drawstrings 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: Foursquare Hooded Jackets Units: About 1,300 Distributors: Foursquare Outerwear, of Irvine, Calif. Hazard: The jackets 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 and Models: This recall involves the Foursquare hooded jackets with drawstrings in boys and girls sizes XS, S, M, L, and XL. The jackets come in various colors and patterns and have a logo showing four adjacent, vertically offset squares on the sleeve, waist, breast and/or back of the jacket, depending on the specific model. Sold at: Snowboard, ski and sportswear stores nationwide from June 2008 through November 2008 for about $125. Manufactured in: Taiwan Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard, or contact Foursquare for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Foursquare toll-free at (877) 327-4484 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, visit Foursquare’s Web site at www.foursquareouterwear.com, or e-mail the firm at info@theprogram.com Model for Boys Model for Girls Foursquare Logo [Source]

Foursquare Hooded Youth Jackets Recall Information

Country of OriginTaiwan
Recall Date12/23/2008
Recall ID5027
Recall Number09072
Product TypeClothing (Children)
HazardStrangulation
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