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RDG Global Recalls Girls’ Hooded Sweatshirts Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Nordstrom

  • Recalled RDG Global Hooded Sweatshirt
  • Close Up of Label with RN#146919
  • Close Up of Freshman Label
Name of Product:
Girls’ hooded sweatshirts
Hazard:

The girl’s hooded sweatshirts have a drawstring in the hood, which poses 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 or an entanglement hazard to children.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
March 09, 2017
Units:
About 2,600
Consumer Contact

RDG Global at (844) 851-9979 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.rdgglobal.nyc and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves RDG Global girls’ olive green-colored hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings inside the lining of the hood. The sweatshirts are polyester and spandex with a sherpa-lined hood. There is an asymmetric zipper on the front of the garment. They were sold in girls’ sizes S (6-7), M (8-10), and L (12).  A blue size label with “Freshman 1996” and “Made in China” is located at the center back neck of the sweatshirts. Another label in the neck seam has the words RDG Global LLC and VB740 and 8K80375N. A label in the side seam has the care instructions and RN# 146919.   

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the garment to eliminate the hazard or contact RDG Global or Nordstrom for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold Exclusively At

Nordstrom stores nationwide and online at www.Nordstrom.com from November 2016 through January 2017 for about $60.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

RDG Global LLC, of New York

Recall number:
17-106
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