Recall date: August 12, 2015
Recall number: 15-212

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Girls Hoodie and Jacket
Hazard:
The hoodies and jackets have drawstrings around the neck area which pose a strangulation hazard to children. Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant strangulation and/or entanglement hazard to children. 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.
Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

Flowers By Zoe toll-free at 844-236-7350 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 122
Description:

This recall involves girls zippered striped hoodies and tie dye jackets. The lightweight hoodie has multi-colored stripes (yellow, white, orange and pink). It has a drawstring hood, zip-up front and pockets on both sides. It is made from 100% Rayon and was sold in sizes S (7, 8), M (10) and L (12). A label sewn into the garment's neck seam reads "Flowers By Zoe" and a label sewn into the side seam reads style #SRH125MS.

 

The tie-dye jacket has tie-dye-effect dark blue, teal, orange, pink and lime green horizontal stripes. It has a drawstring hood, zip up front and pockets on both sides. It is made from 100% Rayon and was sold in sizes S (7, 8), M (10) and L (12). A label sewn into the garment's neck seam reads "Flowers By Zoe" and another label in the side seam reads style #NRH125TA.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the hoodies and jackets away from children and remove the drawstring to eliminate the hazard. Consumers can return the hoodies to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Sold At:

Several children's boutique specialty retailers; such as LaBella Flora in Auburn IN; Kids Only in Los Angeles, CA; Kids Biz, Dallas, TX and Polkadot Pony in Jackson, MS, and other on-line childrens stores; such as Everything But the Princess, from February 2015 through May 2015 for about $45.

Importer(s):

Flowers By Zoe, Melville, NY

Manufactured In:
Indonesia