|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 933-3365
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Choking Hazard Prompts Nordstrom Recall of Children's Jackets
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: Pine Peak Blues Children's Jackets
Units: About 1,900
Importer: Nordstrom Inc., of Seattle, Wash.
Hazard: The zipper pull can detach from the jacket's zipper, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Nordstrom has received one report of the zipper pull detaching. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled jackets were sold in infant, toddler and youth sizes. They are navy-colored and long-sleeved. They have a zipper-front with the flag of England embroidered on the left shoulder and an "England" patch on the left chest. There are two zipper front pockets in addition to the zipper front. "Pine Peak Blues" is printed on a label inside the jacket.
Sold exclusively at: Nordstrom stores from November 2006 through April 2007 for about $35.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled jacket away from children and return it to any Nordstrom store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Nordstrom toll-free at (800) 933-3365 anytime, visit the firm's Web site at www.nordstrom.com, or email the firm at email@example.com
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