Consumer news sources today have reported that the Boy Scouts of America has issued a recall for over five thousand Cub Scout Wind Tech Jackets. Recall was made necessary after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the strangulation hazard the retractable cords with toggles pose to children.
The approximately $32 jackets sold at the Boy Scouts of America retail stores all over the country and online haven’t caused any injuries, according to what was reported by the authorities. The model numbers to be recalled are: 73291, 73292 and 73293.
The reports from the Consumer Product Safety Commission urge consumers to remove the cords from the jackets so the hazards may be eliminated or return the product to the Boy Scouts of America for a full refund. Since 1996, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has included a set of guidelines to be incorporated by all clothing industry that should help preventing children from strangling or getting strangled on the neck.
As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer, I urge all parents to always pay attention in what their kids are wearing and how they are wearing it. In the case of a child being harmed by a similar item or an unsafe product, it’s important to keep it in mind that product liability lawyer in los angeles can provide you with the guidance and support necessary for you to have a winning case.
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