|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 9, 2010
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 307-3672
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
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Toddler Girl Garments Recalled by American Eagle Outfitters Due to Choking Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: Toddler Girl Pants and Shorts
Units: About 1,200
Importer: American Eagle Outfitters Inc., of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Hazard: The metal clasp at the waistband can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves toddler girl pants, jeans and shorts sold in various styles. The style number is printed on a sewn-in label located under the care/content label on the inside of the waistband. The garments were sold in sizes 12-18 months through 5 years. Style numbers included in this recall are listed below:
|Boyfriend Vintage Wash
|Cut Off Bermuda Short
|Flare Vintage Blue Wash
|Flare LT Wash
|Flare Rip and Repair
|Roll Cuff Bermuda Short
Sold exclusively at: 77kids by American Eagle stores nationwide and at www.77kids.com between July 2010 and August 2010 for between $24 and $34.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled garments away from children. Consumers who purchased the garments online will receive a postage-paid envelope with instructions on how return the garment for a full refund. All other consumers should return the garments to the nearest 77kids by American Eagle store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact American Eagle Outfitters toll-free at (888) 307-3672 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.77kids.com
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