FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
August 2, 1978  
Release # 78-069

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 2) -- In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Huk-A-Poo Sportswear, Inc. today announced a recall of some women's sweat shirts that may not have met federal flammability standards. The garments had been imported from a Hong Kong manufacturer.

The garments in question were distributed to retailers between July 1976 and September 1977. It is estimated that 30,000 garments have been sold nationwide. To date no consumer injuries have been reported.

The garments are long sleeved, 100 percent napped cotton and can be identified by the number RN34104 and the words "Made in Hong Kong" on the label. Further identification data includes the style numbers, 502, 506, 507, 509, 619, 620, 621, 623 and 624 which appeared on the garment's hang tags.

Consumers who have purchased these garments can return them to the place of purchase for repayment or credit. Any questions from the consumer should be directed to the Customer Service Department, Huk-A-Poo Sportswear, Inc., 48 West 38th St., New York, N.Y. 10018.