Jackets, hoodies recalled

Jackets, hoodies recalled

Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 8:01 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The following recalls have been announced:
• About 6,200 youth hooded wind/rain jackets by Prairie Mountain Inc. of Lockwood, Mo., because they have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children. No injuries have been reported. They were sold at vacation gift shops nationwide from February 2010 through July 2010 for about $20.
For additional information, contact Prairie Mountain at (800) 370-4941 between 6:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at www.prairiemountain.net or e-mail the company at mikegaler@prairiemountain.net.
• About 900 children’s hooded sweatshirts recalled by Alpha Industries of Chantilly, Va., because they have drawstrings through the hoods which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children.
No injuries have been reported.
The cotton sweatshirts are olive green with an eagle on the front and the words “Hero by Choice” and “Alpha.”  They were sold at department stores and juvenile product stores nationwide from August 2009 through February 2010 for between $28 and $42.
For additional information, contact Alpha Industries toll-free at (866) 631-0719 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at www.alphaindustries.com.

Published in The Messenger 1.18.11

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