United Colors of Benetton Recalls Boys Jacket for Entanglement Hazard

United Colors of Benetton Recalls Boys Jacket for Entanglement Hazard
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September 10, 2014

A line of boys jackets are being recalled because it poses a safety hazard.

United Colors of Benetton issued the recall for a particular style of boys hooded jackets because the drawstring waist could become snagged, caught in small spaces or in car doors.

More than 90 jackets are affected by the recall. Parents and guardians can remove the drawstring, or contact the company for a full refund.

This recall involvesUnited Colors of Benetton boys jackets made of 100% cotton. They are navy with a brown drawstring at the waist and a zipper and five brown buttons front closure. The hooded jackets have snap buttons on each of the two side pockets and on the neck closure. They were sold in boy's sizes S through XL. United Colors of Benetton is printed on the sewn-in green label at the center back neck of the jackets. Style number 2GQ1534Q0 is on the white label located inside the jacket near the waist.

The jackets were sold exclusively at Benetton stores nationwide and online from January 2014 through March 2014 for about $90.

Benetton can be contacted at (800) 535-4491.