FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 13, 2006
Release #06-138
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 908-8308


 

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: "Who's That Girl!" Sweaters

Units: About 1,700

Distributors: Trendset Originals, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: A drawstring is threaded through the hood of the garment, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled girls' hooded sweaters are pink, blue and white and have a label that reads "Who's That Girl!" The R/N number is 48829 printed on the inside neck tag of the garment.

Sold: Exclusively at Gordman's Department stores nationwide from September 2005 through November 2005 for about $10.

Manufactured in: Bangladesh

Remedy: Consumers can remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard or return the hooded drawstring sweater to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Trendset at (800) 908-8308 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit Trendset's Web site at www.trendsetny.com, or e-mail the firm at customer-service@trendsetny.com

 

Picture of Recalled Girl's Sweater