Brents-Riordan recalls almost 7,500 sweatshirts, jackets due to strangulation hazard
Drawstrings on hoods can be hazardous to children
On April 2, 2008, Brents-Riordan Inc. LLC recalled about 7,400 hooded youth sweatshirts and jackets because drawstrings through the hoods pose a strangulation hazard to young children.
The recalled hooded sweatshirts have item number 11037Y-39, and are a camouflage design with ?Photoflauge?? printed on them. Recalled hooded jackets, called youth hooded bombers, have item number 1113Y-39. Item numbers for recalled products can be found on a label underneath the care label.
Retail stores nationwide sold the recalled Brents-Riordan jackets and sweatshirts from July 2007 through December 2007 for between $20 and $30. Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings to eliminate the strangulation hazard, or return them to either the place of purchase or Brents-Riordan for a refund.
For more information, customers may contact Brents-Riordan at 1-866-835-6357, or visit the company?s website.
Source: ?Children?s hooded sweatshirts recalled by Brents-Riordan Inc. due to strangulation hazard,? US Consumer Product Safety Commission Release #08-238, April 2, 2008.