WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with MM Compound LLC, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Hooded Fleece Sweatshirts
Units: About 2,200
Distributor: MM Compound LLC (also known as Metal Mulisha Clothing), of Irvine, Calif.
Hazard: The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets or sweatshirts.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The boys hooded fleece sweatshirts have style number M47610315 and style name "ID" printed along with the RN# 120953 located on the country of origin and care label sewn in the center back neck and were sold in sizes S-XL. The sweatshirts were sold in two colors - black and white.
Sold at: The retailers listed below sold these products nationwide from August 2007 through November 2007 for about $50.
Retailers: Action Sports, Arrow Motorsports, Beaverton Honda Yamaha, Blue Beach Boardshop, California Motorsport Center, Chamber, City Trendz, Cycle Gear, Dead Sailor, Enduro Trgovina in Storitve, For Kids Only/FKO, Fox Racing Inc., Fritz Clothing, Graffiti Skate Shop, Gromitz, Jernigans Inc.DBA Yellow Mart, Loserkids Inc., Metal Mulisha Web Site, Monkeez (Skate & Surf), Novakane, Ocelot Engineering Inc, Ontario Beach Wear Inc. Renton Motorcycles, Riders Outlet, Rooney Inc., SC Rider Supply, Sea Barn, Seidner Enterprises Inc. Skin Retail, Steve's ATV Service Inc., Thorsen Motorsports, Threads Clothing Store, Tillys/World of Jeans & tops, TJX Companies/Marshalls, Underground Clothing*NSF8/8/07, Valley Skate & Surf, Wicked Wear and Gear, Xtreme Sportsear, and Zappos.com
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard, or return the garment to either the place of purchase or to MM Compound for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information contact firm name toll-free at (877)-685-4742 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.