Cub Scout Wind Tech jacketsNumber Recalled: About 5,400
Recalling Firm: Boy Scouts of America
Date Recalled: 2011-11-03
Model Number: SKU numbers 73291, 73292, and 73293
Safety Concern: The jackets have retractable cords with toggles at the hood/neck area and at the waist, which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children.
Locations: Boy Scouts of America retail outlets nationwide and online at <a href="http://www.scoutstuff.org" target="_blank">www.scoutstuff.org</a> from November 2009 through July 2011.
Solution: Consumers should immediately remove the cords from these jackets to eliminate the hazard, or return the jacket to Boy Scouts of America for a full refund.
Boy Scouts of America have recalled Cub Scout Wind Tech jackets due to a strangulation hazard posed by the jacket's retractable cords.
This recall includes the blue Cub Scout Wind Tech jacket sold in youth sizes. The jackets are nylon with a polyester lining, long-sleeve, with a full zipper front and a Cub Scout wolf head emblem embroidered on the upper left chest. SKU numbers 73291, 73292, and 73293 are printed on the hangtag that is attached to the jacket at retail.
For additional information, contact the Boy Scouts of America toll-free at (855) 873-2408 anytime or visit the firm’s website at <a href="http://www.scoutstuff.org" target="_blank">www.scoutstuff.org</a>