US: Girls BCG windsuits in strangulation recall
Drawstrings in the hood around the neck area pose a strangulation hazard
Academy Sports + Outdoors has recalled around 6,600 girls' BCG hooded windsuits because drawstrings in the hood around the neck area pose a strangulation hazard.
The products were manufactured in China, and were available in sizes XS, S, M and L from Academy Sports + Outdoors, of Katy, Texas, between September and October 2013 for US$20.
No injuries have been reported, according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
This recall involves Girls BCG Hooded Windsuits in sizes XS, S, M and L. The windsuits are made of water-resistant fabric and include a jacket and pants. The jacket has a front zip closure and elastic cuffs. The windsuits come in pink with black on the jacket at the top shoulder and a black side strip on the pants, gray with blue on the jacket at the top shoulder and a blue side strip on the pants, and purple with lighter purple on the jacket at the top shoulder and a pink strip on the pants. The style number is SGBCGA9001 and the following SKUs:
|XS||0024229635, 0024229486, 0024229569|
|S||0024229643, 0024229494, 0024229577|
|M||0024229650, 0024229502, 0024229585|
|L||0024229668, 0024229510, 0024229593|
You can find the SKU and style number on a label sewn inside the jacket on the left side.
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstring from the windsuits to eliminate the hazard, or return the garment to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Sold exclusively at
Academy Sports + Outdoors stores and on the firm’s website www.academy.com between September 2013 and October 2013 for about $20.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, of Katy, Texas
Original source: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Academy-Sports-Outdoors-Recalls-Girls-BCG-Hooded-Windsuits/
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