Children's Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Recalled Due to Strangulation Hazard
Posted on 30 August 2007
Name of Product: Zippity Hoodie and Sherpa Full Zip Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts with Drawstrings
Units: About 400
Distributor: Life is Good Inc., of Boston, Mass.
Hazard: The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets and sweatshirts.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall includes Girls “Zippity Hoodie” (style GHZCOLL) and Girls “Sherpa Full Zip Hoodie” (style GHZBASH) children’s sweatshirts. Style numbers are printed on the hang tag of the garments. The sweatshirts are brown, pink or light blue and “Life is Good” is printed on the front of the sweatshirts. The sweatshirts were sold in children’s sizes small to large.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard and contact Life is Good to receive a refund or store credit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Life is Good toll-free at (888) 339-2987 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or contact the firm via e-mail at