Nordstrom Recalls Open Vest Sweaters Due to Burn Hazard; Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert)

The Leith brand sweater vests fail to meet federal flammability requirements. This poses a burn hazard to consumers.

Recall date: December 09, 2014
Recall number: 15-711
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    Nordstrom Leith Brand Open Vest Sweater in Black

  • Nordstrom Leith Brand Open Vest Sweater in Black in Cream

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    Nordstrom Leith Brand Open Vest Sweater in Black in Cream

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    Nordstrom Leith Brand Open Vest Sweater Care Label

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Open Vest Sweaters by Leith

Hazard:

The sweaters fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel, posing a burn injury hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

Nordstrom at (800) 804-0806 anytime, or online at www.nordstrom.com and click on “Recall” for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at contact@nordstrom.com.

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Recall Details

Units

About 2,030

Description

This recall involves Leith brand women’s textured open vest sleeveless sweaters. The sweaters are 35 ½ inches long. They were sold in black and cream, and in sizes extra small – XS, small – S, medium – M, large – L and extra large – XL. Care labels sewn into the garments read, “Leith,” “Made in China,” “83% cotton” and “17% nylon.” 

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop wearing the recalled sweaters and contact Nordstrom to return them for a full refund.

Sold at

Nordstrom stores nationwide and online at Nordstrom.com from August 2014 through September 2014 for about $70.

Importer(s)

Nordstrom Inc., of Seattle, Wash.

Manufactured in

China

  • Nordstrom Leith Brand Open Vest Sweater in Black

  • Nordstrom Leith Brand Open Vest Sweater in Black in Cream

  • Nordstrom Leith Brand Open Vest Sweater Care Label