Flowers By Zoe Recalls Girls Striped Hoodie and Neon Tie Dye Jacket Due to Strangulation Hazard

The hoodies and jackets have drawstrings around the neck area which pose a strangulation hazard to children.

Recall date: August 12, 2015
Recall number: 15-212
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  • Girl's Lightweight Striped Hoodie

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    Girl's Lightweight Striped Hoodie

  • Girl's Neon Tie Dye Jacket

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    Girl's Neon Tie Dye Jacket

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Girls Hoodie and Jacket

Hazard:

The hoodies and jackets have drawstrings around the neck area which pose a strangulation hazard to children. Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant strangulation and/or entanglement hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines about drawstrings in 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:

Flowers By Zoe toll-free at 844-236-7350 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

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Recall Details

Units

About 122

Description

This recall involves girls zippered striped hoodies and tie dye jackets. The lightweight hoodie has multi-colored stripes (yellow, white, orange and pink). It has a drawstring hood, zip-up front and pockets on both sides. It is made from 100% Rayon and was sold in sizes S (7, 8), M (10) and L (12). A label sewn into the garment’s neck seam reads “Flowers By Zoe” and a label sewn into the side seam reads style #SRH125MS.

 

The tie-dye jacket has tie-dye-effect dark blue, teal, orange, pink and lime green horizontal stripes. It has a drawstring hood, zip up front and pockets on both sides. It is made from 100% Rayon and was sold in sizes S (7, 8), M (10) and L (12). A label sewn into the garment’s neck seam reads “Flowers By Zoe” and another label in the side seam reads style #NRH125TA.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately take the hoodies and jackets away from children and remove the drawstring to eliminate the hazard. Consumers can return the hoodies to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Sold at

Several children’s boutique specialty retailers; such as LaBella Flora in Auburn IN; Kids Only in Los Angeles, CA; Kids Biz, Dallas, TX and Polkadot Pony in Jackson, MS, and other on-line childrens stores; such as Everything But the Princess, from February 2015 through May 2015 for about $45.

Importer(s)

Flowers By Zoe, Melville, NY

Manufactured in

Indonesia

  • Girl's Lightweight Striped Hoodie

  • Girl's Neon Tie Dye Jacket