Trail Crest Recalls Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts Due to Strangulation Hazard

Posted at 3:00 AM, Oct 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-23 03:36:52-04

Sweatshirt recallBETHESDA, Md. — Some hooded sweatshirts and jackets are being recalled, because they have drawstrings through the hood or neck which pose a strangulation hazard to young children.

This recall involves Trail Crest brand boys and girls hooded sweatshirts sold in sizes x-small, small and medium.  They have a camouflage pattern on shoulders and arms, with drawstrings in the hood and zippers at the neck.  They come in birch and camouflage, pink and camouflage, and purple and camouflage. There is a tag sewn on the outside of the jacket left sleeve with style number 29121. There is an additional Trail Crest tag in the neckline

Consumers should immediately take the garments away from children. Consumers can remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard or return the garments to Trail Crest for a full refund.

Contact Trail Crest for a return address label and instructions for returning the garment.

Trail Crest at (800) 965-6550 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers can also email the firm at