Recall: Girls' Hooded Sweatshirts
On 2017-03-09, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Girls' Hooded Sweatshirts due to a potential strangulation hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2016 for about $60.
About 3,000 units are involved in this RDG Global hooded sweatshirts recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Outerwear & Sweatshirts category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 170 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (844) 851-9979
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What is the problem?
The hooded sweatshirts have a drawstring in the hood, which poses a strangulation hazard to children. Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant strangulation or an entanglement hazard to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves RDG Global girls' olive green-colored hooded sweatshirts with drawstrings inside the lining of the hood. The sweatshirts are polyester and spandex with a sherpa-lined hood. There is an asymmetric zipper on the front of the garment. They were sold in girls' sizes S (6-7), M (8-10), and L (12). A blue size label with "Freshman 1996" and "Made in China" is located at the center back neck of the sweatshirts. Another label in the neck seam has the words RDG Global LLC and VB740 and 8K80375N. A label in the side seam has the care instructions and RN# 146919.
These items were sold new+ at Nordstrom stores nationwide and online at www.Nordstrom.com from November 2016 through January 2017 for about $60.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the garment to eliminate the hazard or contact RDG Global or Nordstrom for a full refund.
RDG Global at (844) 851-9979 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.rdgglobal.nyc and click on "Product Recalls" at the bottomof the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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