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August 13th, 2021: Notification from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: Drawstrings


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent Federal regulatory agency responsible for protecting consumers from unreasonable risks of injury and death from consumer products. Their authority is set forth in the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA), 15 U.S.C. §§ 2051-2084, and the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA), 15 U.S.C. §§ 1261-1278.

The CPSC informed that they observed children’s garments that contain neck drawstrings currently being offered for sale on Kidizen that were flagged due to a serious safety hazard (strangulation hazard). These items include hoodies and jackets with drawstrings around the hood. 

To view the details of this important safety recall, please visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website at (

The following are specific links to information on the prohibition of Drawstrings on children's outerwear. Please contact Support with any questions regarding this notice.


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