Men's Sherpa Shirts Recalled by Foria International Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

The shirts fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel and pose a risk of burn injury.

Recall date: January 11, 2011
Recall number: 11-090

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Men's Fleece Sherpa Shirts

Hazard:

The shirts fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel and pose a risk of burn injury.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Foria International toll free at (888) 999-6568 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.foria.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 20,800 units

Description

The recalled men's pullover Sherpa shirts have a four-snap placket and long sleeves with rib-knit cuffs. The shirts are made from 80 percent cotton and 20 percent polyester blend brushed Sherpa fleece in olive and burgundy. A "Norm Thompson" woven label is located at the center back neckline of the garments.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm received two reports from consumers stating that the shirts quickly caught on fire. No injuries were reported.

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the recalled shirts immediately and contact Foria International for information on returning the shirts for a full refund.

Sold at

Norm Thompson catalogs and website and at Norm Thompson Stores in Lake Oswego, Lincoln City, Troutdale, Portland, and Portland Airport, all in Oregon; and in North Conway, N.H. and Kearneysville, W.V. from September 2003 through November 2009 for about $45.00.

Importer(s)

Foria International Inc., of City of Industry, Calif.

Manufactured in

India