Children's Sweatshirts Recalled by Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 13, 2010
Release #10-233
Tommy Hilfiger's Recall Hotline: (800) 866-6922
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Children's Sweatshirts Recalled by Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. 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: Tommy Hilfiger Sweatshirts

Units: About 400 in the U.S., and 1,300 in Canada

Importer: Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. Inc., of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The sweatshirts fail to meet federal flammability standards for wearing apparel, posing a risk of burn hazard to consumers.

Incident/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Tommy Hilfiger brand children's sweatshirts sold in sizes 4 to 16. The sweatshirts have the letters "N.Y.C." and "Hilfiger College" printed on the front. Sweatshirts included in this recall were sold in three styles:

Photo Style Number Description
Picture of Recalled Sweatshirt BJ52217867 Orange and brown, hooded
sweatshirt with zipper
Picture of Recalled Sweatshirt E552217832 Orange, brown or black,
hooded pullover sweatshirt
Picture of Recalled Sweatshirt E552217830 Black zippered sweatshirt

 

Sold at: Tommy Hilfiger retail stores nationwide, Macy's Herald Square (N.Y.) and at Tommy.com from August 2009 through January 2010 for between $50 and $70.

Manufactured in: Indonesia

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sweatshirts and contact Tommy Hilfiger to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. at (800) 866-6922 between 7 a.m. and 12 a.m. ET daily, or visit Tommy Hilfiger's website at www.tommy.com

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1051