January 5, 2000Choking Incident Prompts
Recall of Nordstrom Infant and Girls' Sweatshirts
Seattle, WA (SafetyAlerts) - Nordstrom Inc. is
recalling about 5,300 infant and girls' sweatshirts. Zipper pulls on these
sweatshirts can detach from the garments, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Nordstrom is aware of one incident in
which an infant choked on the zipper pull, but suffered no permanent injuries.
The recalled garments are
cotton/polyester blend, long-sleeve, half-zipper sweatshirts with a heart-shaped zipper
pull. They are pink or blue, and sold in infant size 6 months through big girl size 16.
These sweatshirts have collar labels reading, "Baby N" or "N Kids."
Nordstrom stores nationwide sold
these sweatshirts in December 1999 for between $22 and $28.
Consumers should stop wearing these
sweatshirts immediately, and return them to any Nordstrom store for a refund. For more
information, call Nordstrom at (800) 695-8000 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. any day of the
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