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Jerry Leigh of California Recalls 1,200 Harajuku Lovers Hooded Jackets

Jerry Leigh of California has recalled about 1,200 Harajuku Lovers hooded jackets. The jackets have a drawstring through the hood which can pose a strangulation hazard.

This recall involves the Harajuku Lovers Hooded Jackets with the RSL Hoodie and Lovers Leopard styles. The RSL Hoodie style has numerous pictures of girls riding motor scooters and the words "ready steady love" printed on it. The Lovers Leopard style has a leopard design in grey and black. "Harajuku Lovers" is printed on a tag sawn next to the care label. The jackets were made in China and sold at Nordstrom's, Macy's, and other retailers nationwide from August 2008 through January 2009 for about $75.

Consumers should immediately remove the ties from the sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard, or return the garment to either the place of purchase or to Jerry Leigh of California for a full refund. For additional information contact Jerry Leigh of California toll-free at (877) 800-0824, ext. 122, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09094.html

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