September 14, 2006
True Religion Recalls Children's Sweatshirts with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively by Neiman Marcus
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: True Religion Brand Fleece Hoodies
Units: About 150
Manufacturer: True Religion, of Los Angeles, Calif.
Hazard: A drawstring is threaded through the hood, posing a strangulation hazard to children.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled hoodies have a drawstring through the hood. The products are black, pink, or blue and were sold in children sizes XS, S, M, L, and XL. The True Religion horseshoe design is displayed on the front of the hoodie. The name "True Religion" appears inside the hoodie.
Sold at: Neiman Marcus stores nationwide and through its Web site from April 2006 through July 2006 for about $106.
Manufactured in: Mexico
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the clothing immediately and return the item directly to their local Neiman Marcus store for a full refund. Online purchasers should contact Neiman Marcus for instructions on how to return the product. Direct notices from Neiman Marcus are being sent to consumers it has identified who purchased the recalled hoodies.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Neiman Marcus at (800) 685-6695 if you purchased the hoodie from a Neiman Marcus store, or visit the Neiman Marcus Web site at www.neimanmarcus.com
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