Recall: Kid's rain ponchos
On 2017-11-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kid's rain ponchos due to a potential strangulation hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2016 for about $12 to $17.
About 1,000 units are involved in this JW Crawford rain ponchos recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Other Clothing category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 300,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
A drawstring in the poncho's hood 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 and/or entanglement hazard to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take the recalled ponchos away from children and remove the drawstring to eliminate the hazard or return the poncho to the firm for a full refund.
JW Crawford toll-free at 844-222-2812 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday ET or email anytime at email@example.com or online on the product distributor's website at www.wealers.com and click on the Information tab located at the top of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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