At this point, I think everyone should stop buying children’s hoodies that have drawstrings, because there’s just too good a chance they’ll end up being recalled – I seem to be posting at least one such recall a week. You can read more about the CPSC’s official recommendation here (pdf) – they recommend removing “all drawstrings from children’s upper outerwear, including jackets and sweatshirts, sized 2T to 12.”
If you think you have the following item(s), click through to the CPSC press release for more details:
Junk Food Clothing Co. Recalls Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard – Click through for several more photos.
Children’s Sweatshirts Recalled by Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard – Click through for a couple more photos.
Stay on top of recalls by signing up for recall notifications by email at the CPSC web site.