Friday, July 31, 2015

Deezo Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Zulily

Zulily recalled its Deezo brand hooded sweatshirts because drawstrings through the hood could pose a potential strangulation hazard to young children.

Deezo Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Zulily

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Deezo boys and girls zip-up hoodies have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to young children. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Photo from cpsc.gov/)
Deezo boys and girls zip-up hoodies have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to young children. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Photo from cpsc.gov/)

About 560 Deezo brand zip-up hoodies were recalled by Zulily because drawstrings through the hood could pose a strangulation hazard to young children. No injuries have been reported.

The sweatshirts and jackets have designs that include a heart with arrow, swirl, alien, flower, guitar, motor scooter and circuit board designs and come in the following color combinations: pink with white or black trim; white with pink or green trim; blue with a light blue and white trim and black with blue or green trim.

Find out more information about the recall at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Website.


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