Girls' Hooded Zip Jacket and Vest Sets with Drawstrings Recalled By Splendid Due to Strangulation Hazard

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.

Recall date: December 16, 2010
Recall number: 11071

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Girls' Hooded Zip Jackets and Vest Sets

Hazard:

The hooded zip jackets and the vest sets have drawstrings through the hoods which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Splendid toll-free at (855) 640-2803 anytime or visit the firm's website at www.splendid.com/safetynews.html

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Recall Details

Units

About 900

Description

This recall involves girl's hooded zip jackets with style # SJ6J7831 and long sleeve t-shirt with hooded vest sets with style # SJYK7935. The zip jackets were sold in camouflage, jasmine, parfait and royal. The vest sets were sold in black, caviar, denim, electric pink, macadamia, peacock, quartz and sapphire. The style number can be found on the care label located at the inside left side seam. "Splendid" can be found on the neck label.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the hoods of the zip jackets and vest sets to eliminate the hazard or contact Splendid for instructions on how to return the items for a full refund.

Sold at

Major department stores and children's boutiques nationwide from August 2010 through November 2010 for between $80 and $90.

Manufacturer(s)

Splendid (a division of VF Contemporary Brands, Inc.), of Los Angeles, Calif.

Manufactured in

United States