U.S. PIRG Toy Safety 2012

Hello Kitty Zip Up Hoodie Sweatshirts

Hazard: Strangulation

Details: The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (pdf) (which were incorporated into an industry voluntary standard in 1997) to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets or sweatshirts.

Manufacturer: NTD Apparel, of Los Angeles, Calif.
Made In: China

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