July 26, 2007
Alert #07-563



Coldwater Creek Recalls Sweaters Due to Burn Hazard


The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Shawl Collar Sweaters

Units: About 3,500

Distributor: Coldwater Creek, of Sandpoint, Idaho

Hazard: The sweaters fail to meet Federal flammability requirements. Should the sweater come in contact with an ignition source, such as a stove burner, candle flame or cigarette lighter, it could catch fire and cause serious burns to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None.

Description: This recall involves Coldwater Creek shawl collar sweaters in red only. The textured yarn sweaters were sold in sizes XS through 3X. A tag sewn into the neck of the sweater displays the Coldwater Creek brand logo.

Sold by: Coldwater Creek catalog and coldwatercreek.com from November 2006 through May 2007 for $62.

Manufactured in: Hong Kong

Remedy: Consumers should stop wearing the sweater and return it to Coldwater Creek for a refund, including tax and postage. The company will provide consumers with a $20 coupon towards another purchase.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should contact Coldwater Creek at (800) 262-0040 between 6 a.m. and 3 a.m. ET, or visit the firm's Web site at www.coldwatercreek.com

Picture of Recalled Sweater