Topson Downs of California Recalls Women's Dresses Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2011
Release #11-259
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 257-5949
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Topson Downs of California Recalls Women's Dresses Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
Sold Exclusively at Macy's

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: Women's dresses

Units: About 2,100

Importer: Topson Downs of California, of Culver City, Calif.

Hazard: The dresses fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The dress is a Bar III brand dress, and is fully lined with a sheer rayon outer layer. There is a white label with "Bar III" written in black on the inside back of the dress. The dress has a checkered, multi-colored, and black pattern called "Mint Chili Combo" and was sold in five adult sizes, ranging from extra small to extra large.

Sold exclusively at: Impulse Department of Macy's stores nationwide and on macys.com from March 2011 through May 2011 for about $60.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dresses and return them to any Macy's for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Macy's toll-free at (888) 257-5949 between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET or visit the Macy's website at macys.com or contact Topson Downs at (800) 241-2975 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT or via email at customerservice@topsondowns.com

Picture of recalled dress