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The sweatshirts have drawstrings around the neck area which pose a strangulation hazard to children.
This recall involves boys Fission zipper hooded sweatshirts made of 100% cotton. The sweatshirts come in black, green, royal blue, true red and turquoise color. There is a white drawstring tie that is attached on each side of the neck area. There are two pockets and a white zipper on the front of the garment. The recalled sweatshirts were sold in boys sizes small (size 8-10) and medium (size 12-14). The size can be found on the label that is sewn into the seam of the neck area. There is also a white label sewn into the lower left seam inside the garment. On the label, it states Karachi Pakistan, Active Apparel, has the manufacture date "MAY, 2014," and batch number 61271,159.
Consumers should immediately take the sweatshirt away from children. Consumers can remove the drawstring from the sweatshirt to eliminate the hazard or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund and a $10 gift card.
Fred Myer and Kroger stores nationwide from June 2014 through August 2014 for about $18.
Active Apparel, Mira Loma, California.
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