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December 2, 2003

CPSC, Lakeside Collection Announce Recall of Fleece Pant Sets with Long Waist Drawstring on Jacket

The following product safety recall was conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Two-piece fleece pant set with long waist drawstring on jacket.

Units: 3,628

Manufacturer/Importer: Lakeside Collection of Lincolnshire, Ill.

Hazard: Waist drawstring on jacket is longer than 3 inches when the waist is expanded to its fullest width, and there are toggles and knots at the end of the un-tacked drawstring. This can cause the drawstring to catch on protrusions (such as bus doors or handles), potentially causing injury or death if the person is dragged by the vehicle.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported with this product.

Description: The two-piece fleece pant set is pink and royal blue and comes in sizes 4 to 6X.

Sold At: Catalog sales from August 2003 to October 2003 for about $12.

Manufactured In: India.

Remedy: Pull the waist drawstrings out of the jacket.

Consumer Contact: For more information, call Lakeside toll-free at (866) 847-4327 or send an email to

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