Wearever Girl’s Hooded Jacket Sets Recalled by David’s Place Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory

The girls' long sleeve hooded jackets and pant sets have drawstrings through the hood.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: December 04, 2013
Recall number: 14-040
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    Wearever Girl Hooded Jacket/Pant Set

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Girl’s long sleeve hooded jacket and pant sets

Hazard:

The jackets sold with the set have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to young children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines for children’s upper outerwear. In 1997, those guidelines were incorporated into a voluntary standard. Then, in July 2011, based on the guidelines and voluntary standard, CPSC issued a federal regulation. CPSC’s actions demonstrate a commitment to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on neck and waist drawstrings in upper outerwear, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Consumer Contact:

David’s Place Off Price Clothing toll-free at (888) 394-1398 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or e-mail at dania@ymijeans.com for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 60

Description

This recall includes Wearever Girl brand girl’s long sleeve zip-up 100% cotton hooded jackets sold as a set with brown pants. The brown hooded jackets have thin aqua, light pink and light green horizontal stripes and sold in girl’s sizes 7 to 16. There is a brown, flat drawstring around the neck of the jackets. “Wearever Girl” is printed on a label on the back inside neck of the jackets and on the pants.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately take the jackets away from children and remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard. Consumers can also contact David’s Place to obtain a return address label and instructions for returning the garment for a full refund. 

Sold exclusively at

Burlington Coat Factory in August 2013 for about $10.

Distributor

David’s Place Off Price Clothing Co. Inc., a division of YMI Jeans, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Manufactured in

China

  • Wearever Girl Hooded Jacket/Pant Set