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Vans Recalls Boy’s Hooded Jackets With Drawstrings Due To Strangulation Hazard

Posted at 12:00 PM, Nov 07, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-07 11:33:24-05

vans Jacket1LARGEBETHESDA, MD. — This recall involves Vans’ AV Edict hooded jackets for boys. They were sold in boy’s sizes S, M, L and XL and made from black cotton or black canvas with a drawstring through the hood.  “Vans®” is printed on a tab above the jacket’s left front pocket. An intertwined “AV” logo is embroidered in black beneath the lower right pocket and also appears on the jacket’s snaps.  “Vans®,” “OFF THE WALL®” and an intertwined “AV” logo is sewn on a label inside neck of the jacket.

Consumers should take the recalled jackets away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or for a repair.

The item was sold at Vans stores nationwide and online at vans.com from September 2012 through September 2013 for about $90.

You can contact Vans Inc. at (800) 817-0618 anytime or online at www.vans.com and click on Recall Info for more information.