Approximately 93 of United Colors of Benetton boy’s jackets have been recalled by Benetton. The jackets have a drawstring at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors, posing significant entanglement hazard to children.
No injuries have yet been reported, but consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the garment to eliminate the hazard, or contact Benetton for a full refund.
The recalled jackets are United Colors of Benetton boy’s 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. They were purchased from Benetton stores nationwide and online at www.benetton.com and www.zappos.com between January 2014 and March 2014 for about $90.
Benetton Trading U.S.A. Inc., of New York, N.Y.
Benetton at (800) 535-4491 from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.benetton.com and click on the Recall tab located under the Product Recall section on the bottom left side of the homepage for more information.