January 9, 2004
Alert #04-529

The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Christmas Sweaters with Feather Trim

Units: 1,100

Manufacturer: Susan Bristol Inc., of Boston, Mass.

Hazard: The marabou feather trim on the sweaters is dangerously flammable.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: These are ladies' Christmas sweaters with marabou feather trim that come in two different styles. One is a black pullover with marabou feather trim at the neckline and cuffs. The other style is a black, mohair-lined cardigan with embroidery and marabou trim at the neckline and cuffs. "Susan Bristol LTD" is written on the collar tag located at the center back neck of the garment. The RN #43189 (CA05633) can be found on a tag sewn in the right side seam of the sweaters.

Sold At: Clothing stores and small boutiques nationwide from November 2002 through January 2003 for between $44 and $74, depending on the style.

Manufactured In: Hong Kong

Remedy: Consumers should contact Susan Bristol Inc. customer service for information on returning the sweaters for credit for another product or a replacement of the trim.

Consumer Contact: Susan Bristol Inc. at (800) 537-4309 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

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