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Kiddie Korral Recalls Girls Hoodies with Ponies

  • Kiddie Korral Girl Hoodie Pony/Pink
Name of Product:
Pink Pony Hoodies
Hazard:
A drawstring through the hood of the hoodies can 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
Recall Date:
December 18, 2014
Units:
About 2,300
Consumer Contact

Kiddie Korral at (800) 445-7195 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.kiddiekorral.com and click on the Recall tab at the top of the page.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Kiddie Korral girl's pink hooded sweatshirts with red ponies and a drawstring through the hood. The zippered front hoodies have two front pockets, are made of 100% polyester and were sold in sizes 2 through 12.  A label sewn into the garment's neck seam reads "Kiddie Korral" and a label sewn into the side seam has RN#117026 and style number 327.

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

Children's boutiques, gift shops and other specialty retail stores nationwide from December 2012 through November 2014 for about $25.

Manufactured In:
China
Distributor(s):

Kiddie Korral, Dallas, TX

Recall number:
15-051
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