Many styles of the jackets are included in this recall. Image here represents just one.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with 5 Star Apparel LLC, of New York, New York, have recalled about 11,500 Mecca children's hooded jackets with drawstrings. The jackets have drawstrings through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to young children. No incidents or injuries have been reported.
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This recall involves girls' and boys' hooded jackets with drawstrings. The style numbers and sizes are:
Girl's Pink Short-Sleeve Lightweight Jacket
MIG108105/12M, 18M, 24M
"Mecca" is printed on the inside of jacket below the neck.
Boy's Black or Brown Heavy Jacket
"Mecca" is printed on the outside back of the jacket.
The jackets sold at Burlington Coat Factory, Marshalls, and other retail stores nationwide from April 2008 through December 2009 for between $40 and $100
The jackets were manufactured in China.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should remove the drawstring immediately, cut the drawstring out of garment, or return the jacket to the store where purchased for a full refund. For additional information, call 5 Star collect at (646) 273-1225 or (646) 273-1228 between 9 AM and 6 PM EST, Monday through Friday.