Adjmi Apparel Group Recalls Reebok Children's Windsuits for Choking Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 22, 2006
Release #06-193
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 873-5570
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Adjmi Apparel Group Recalls Reebok Children's Windsuits for Choking 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: Reebok Children's Windsuit

Units: About 55,000

Manufacturer: Adjmi Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y. (Adjmi is an authorized licensee of children's apparel products of Reebok International Ltd., of Canton, Mass.)

Hazard: The Reebok logo appliqué on the clear rubber zipper pull on the jacket can detach, posing a choking or aspiration hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Reebok has received one report of a child that began to choke from a detached Reebok logo appliqué. No injuries have been reported.

Description and Models: The recalled Reebok children's windsuits are full-zip boys polyester jacket and pants sets with a cotton lining and the name "Reebok" and/or Reebok's Vector logo embroidered on the chest of the jacket. The suits were sold in eight different color combinations: orange/navy, light blue/royal blue, red/navy, yellow/gunmetal, yellow/navy, blue/navy, green/navy and red/black.

Sold Exclusively: Mervyns and Toys "R" Us/Babies "R" Us nationwide from December 2005 through May 2006. The suits were priced by size including: newborn/infant about $18, toddler between $22 and $28 and ages 4 to 7 about $24.

Manufactured In: Bangladesh

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled product away from young children. Consumers have a choice of either (1) returning the recalled suit in exchange for receiving a free replacement suit or (2) cutting off and discarding the clear rubber zipper pull and continuing to use the original suit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information or to receive instructions on receiving a replacement product, contact Adjmi at (800) 873-5570 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.Reebok.com

 

Picture of Recalled Children's Windsuit

Picture of Recalled Children's Windsuit

Picture of Zipper on Recalled Children's Windsuit