Hazard:
"The cardigans have a drawstring through the hood, which can pose a strangulation hazard to young children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (which were incorporated into an industry voluntary standard in 1997) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled at the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts."
Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
January 6, 2011
Units:
About 16

Recall Details

Description:
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This recall involves hooded cardigans sold under the ""Lili Gaufrette"" brand name, model number G617093 and named the LEPARIGO cardigan. The cardigans were sold in pink, brown and black, and in children's sizes 4-14. ""LiLi Gaufrette MADE IN FRANCE"" is printed on the tag sewn inside the garment, and ""LiLi"" is printed on the tag sewn onto the left front pocket.

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Remedy:

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the cardigans to eliminate the hazard or return the product to JB Inc. for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At:

Patty Cake in Nashville, TN, as part of a 3 piece set for about $300.00, and Shaindy's Children's Wear in Monsey, N.Y. as a cardigan for about $60.00 from September 2008 to February 2010.

Manufacturer(s):
Jean Bourget Inc., of New York, N.Y.
Manufactured In:
France
Recall number:
11-713