An elastic drawstring hem near the ankle of the pants can create an extended loop, posing a trip and fall hazard.
This recall involves Carhartt Men’s Force Relaxed 5 Pocket Work Pants with an elastic drawstring hem near the ankle of the pants. Product number 105222 is printed on a tag on the inside seam near the waistband. The pants are made of 81% cotton/16% nylon/3% elastane, stretch twill, were sold in gray and brown colors, and feature two front pockets, a phone pocket on the right leg and two back pockets, one with a zipper and includes all sizes.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled work pants and return the pants to Dicks Sporting Goods or Carhartt for a full refund. If consumers want to keep the pants, they can cut the loop out of the hems and send a photo to Carhartt at email@example.com showing proof that the cord was removed to get a full refund.
CARHARTT Inc., of Dearborn, Michigan
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