BRAV USA Recalls Youth Jackets With Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard

BRAV USA of Haverhill, Mass., recalled about 156 Swix branded Focus Down Jackets Jr. due to potential safety risk.

The jackets have a drawstrings in the hood and waist area that can become tangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a strangulation or an entrapment hazard to children.

This recall involves Swix branded winter jackets with a drawstring in the hood and a drawstring in the waist sold under the name Focus Down Jacket Jr., item number 13162.

The jackets were manufactured in China and were sold at WMS Store, Gallatin Alpine Sports and other outdoor and ski apparel stores nationwide and online.

The company urges consumers to immediately take the recalled jacket away from children and to remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard, or return the jacket to BRAV USA for a full refund, shipping included.

There have been no reported incidents to date.

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