Trail Crest Sweatshirts Cause Strangulation

Trail Crest hooded sweatshirts have been recalled due to a strangulation hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has reported that consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed.

Strangulation Hazard

The Trail Crest hoodies and jackets have drawstrings through the hood. These drawstrings pose a hazard to young children. The sweatshirts affected have been sold in sizes x-small, small and medium. The pattern of the sweatshirts is camouflage on the shoulders and arms, and drawstrings in the hood with zippers at the neck.

The color combinations of the sweatshirts were birch and camouflage, pink and camouflage, and purple and camouflage. The style of the sweatshirts is 29121 which is sewn on a tag on the outside of the jacket sleeve. The sweatshirts were sold at, as well as other stores nationwide between November 2012 and February 2013.

Our office is not aware of any injuries linked to this sweatshirt at this time. The CPSC recommends taking the sweatshirts away from children immediately.

If consumers would like to continue to use their sweatshirt, they may remove the drawstrings from the hood to eliminate the garment. All returns of the sweatshirts are given a full refund. Consumers can contact Trail Crest for the return address label and instructions.  

Injured From the Sweatshirt

If your child has suffered an injury from these sweatshirts, you should contact a lawyer as soon as possible. For information on what to do if your child has been victim to the strangulation hazard of the sweatshirt, call 800.637.8170. The lawyers at our office can help you by answering any questions that you have regarding the recall, the options that you may have, and the legal steps that you should take.


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