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Rebelette Sweatshirts Recalled

Rebelette International Trading Corp., of South El Monte, CA, has recalled about 4,800 girls' hooded sweatshirts. The sweatshirts have a drawstring through the hood which poses a strangulation hazard to children.

The recalled hooded sweatshirts have a drawstring at the neck and zip up the front. They are either blue with pink stripes on the sleeves with "Red Hot Chili Steppers" printed on the front, or brown with blue stripes on the sleeves with "Powder Puffs Touch League" on the front. The sweatshirts were sold in children's sizes small, medium, large, and sizes 4, 5, 6, and 6X. "REBELETTE of Los Angeles" is printed on the collar label.

These sweatshirts were made in China and sold at Marshalls Stores and specialty children's clothing retailers nationwide from July 2007 through September 2007 for about $15. Parents should immediately remove the drawstring from the hood or return the sweatshirt to the place of purchase or Rebelette International for a full refund. Contact Rebelette International collect at (626) 448-9988 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

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