Hooey recalls children’s sweatshirts with drawstrings

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A drawstring in the sweatshirt hood poses a strangulation hazard

Hooey of Spring Branch, Texas, is recalling about 7,000 children’s sweatshirts with drawstrings sold in the U.S., and Canada.

Drawstrings can become tangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant strangulation hazard to children.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves 15 styles of youth-sized sweatshirts with the “Hooey” brand or logo and drawstrings in the hood.

The sweatshirts are polyester and cotton and generally have a single front pocket. They were sold in boys’ and girls’ sizes XS, S, M, L, XL.

A white size label has the word “Hooey” and “Made in China” and is located at the center back neck of the sweatshirts. A label in the side seam has the garment care instructions.

The sweatshirts were sold at Boot Barn, Orscheln’s, Cavenders and other western wear apparel stores from September 2017, through October 2019, for about $45.

What to do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled sweatshirts away from children and remove the drawstring to eliminate the hazard.

Consumers may contact Hooey toll-free at (833) 847-0829 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday to Friday, by email at info@getyourhooey.com, or online at https://getyourhooey.com/ and click on “Product Safety” at the bottom of the page for more information

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