Children’s Apparel Network Recalls Girl’s Clothing Sets; Waist Belt Poses Risk of Entrapment

The "Young Hearts"-brand three-piece sets have a belted vest that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors.

Recall date: Tháng Tư 24, 2013
Recall number: 13-177
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Girl’s Three-Piece Clothing Sets


The vest sold with these sets has a faux half-belt sewn into the side seams with a hook and eye closure at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors and it poses an entanglement hazard. 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:

Children’s Apparel Network at (800) 919-1917 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on “PRESS.”

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Recall Details


About 9,200


This recall involves girl’s “Young Hearts” brand three-piece clothing sets. The sets were sold with a pink vest, black pullover shirt and knit pants in sizes 12 months to 6X. “Young Hearts” is printed on a label inside the shirt collar. The pink vest has a black bow applique on the left front and a pink elastic belt with silver clasps.


None reported.


Consumers should immediately detach the faux half-belt from the side seams of the vest to eliminate the hazard, or return the set to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Sold at

Conway, Citi Trends, Duckwall-Alco and other children’s apparel stores nationwide and online at from September 2012 to December 2012 for about $40. 


Children’s Apparel Network, of New York, N.Y.

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  • Young Hearts brand girl’s clothing set