As a parent or guardian of a youth on or near any water, you can have peace of mind around any pool or lake knowing that this life vest has been United States Coast Guard approved. The O’Brien Child Nylon Life Vest with Collar is constructed of the sturdiest materials available, and the bright colors allow you to locate a youth quickly and easily. The nylon material over the closed cell foam gives you durability and reliability while you spend quality time with your loved ones on the water. Should the situation arise you can easily retrieve your child with the collar.