Deezo Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled by Zulily Due to Strangulation Hazard

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of product: Deezo boys and girls zip-up hoodies
Hazard:  The sweatshirts and jackets have drawstrings through the hood which pose a strangulation hazard to young children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines about drawstrings in children's upper outerwear. In 1997, those guidelines were incorporated into a voluntary standard. Then, in July 2011, based on the guidelines and voluntary standard, CPSC issued a federal regulation. CPSC's actions demonstrate a commitment to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on neck and waist drawstrings in upper outerwear, such as jackets and sweatshirts.
Remedy:  Consumers should immediately take the garments away from children. Consumers can remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard or return the garments to Zulily for a full refund. Contact Zulily to obtain a return address label and instructions for returning the garment.
Consumer Contact: 
Zulily, Inc. toll free at (877) 779-5615 between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, and between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. or Saturdays, online at www.zulily.com or by Email at service@zulily.com and  click on Contact Us/Product Recall for more information.

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Deezo-Children's-Hooded-Sweatshirts-with-Drawstrings-Recalled-by-Zulily/

Recall Details
Units: About 560
Description: This recall involves a Deezo brand boys', girls', and toddlers' zip-up hoodies made of 65% polyester and 35% cotton.  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.

The following model numbers are included in the recall: 12501, 2502, 12503, 12504, 12505, 12506, 12507, 12508, 12509, 12801, 12802, 12803, 12804, 12806, 12807, 12808, 12809, 12810. Model numbers are located on the care label sewn into the garments side seam? The garment's hangtag has "happyfashion4kids www.deezo.com.au" printed on it.
Incidents/Injuries:  None reported
Sold: On the firm's website at www.zulily.com from August 2012 to March 2013 for between $20  and $50.
Manufacturer: Zulily, Inc., of Seattle, Wash.
Manufactured in: China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime

Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.

Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800
Link Text: View CPSC contacts for specific areas of expertise

Recall Date: May 16, 2013
Recall Number: 13-192

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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