RECALL: LELE & Company Hooded Sweatshirt Sets

Along with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, LELE & Company of Los Angeles, Calif. have recalled their Children’s hooded sweatshirt sets with drawstrings sold under the Maria Elena and Eddie brand names. The sweatshirts were sold in childrens sizes 8 through 14, and have various character designs on the front including Princess, Prince and Champion. Style number 4282 is printed on the back of the tag attached to the label.

Around 2,700 of these sets can pose a strangulation hazard to young children due to their drawstring located inside the hood. They are asking that consumers immediately remove the drawstrings from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard or return the product to the store where purchased for a refund.

These sets were sold at: Dds Discount, Frine Solarzvo and Toro Wholesale stores in California, El Carrusel and Hana Hosiery in Georgia, Lacala Design in Illinois, and La Revoltosa stores in Florida from August 2008 through August 2009 for between $6.50 and $9.

No injuries or incidents have yet to be reported.

For additional information, contact LELE collect at (213) 745-8979 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.leleforkids.com