For additional information, contact Alpha Industries toll-free at (866) 631-0719 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.alphaindustries.com
This recall involves children's hooded, zippered sweatshirts with drawstrings through the hood. The cotton sweatshirts are olive green with an eagle on the front and the words "Hero by Choice" and "Alpha." They were sold in sizes 2T, 3T, 4T, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 10/12. "Alpha Industries" and "RN#35569" are printed on a label sewn into the neck of the sweatshirts.
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the hoods of the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard or return them to the place of purchase or Alpha Industries for a full refund.
Department stores and juvenile product stores nationwide from August 2009 through February 2010 for between $28 and $42.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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