|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 13, 2010
|Tommy Hilfiger's Recall Hotline: (800) 866-6922
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. 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: Tommy Hilfiger Sweatshirts
Units: About 400 in the U.S., and 1,300 in Canada
Importer: Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. Inc., of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The sweatshirts fail to meet federal flammability standards for wearing apparel, posing a risk of burn hazard to consumers.
Incident/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Tommy Hilfiger brand children's sweatshirts sold in sizes 4 to 16. The sweatshirts have the letters "N.Y.C." and "Hilfiger College" printed on the front. Sweatshirts included in this recall were sold in three styles:
|BJ52217867||Orange and brown, hooded
sweatshirt with zipper
|E552217832||Orange, brown or black,
hooded pullover sweatshirt
|E552217830||Black zippered sweatshirt|
Sold at: Tommy Hilfiger retail stores nationwide, Macy's Herald Square (N.Y.) and at Tommy.com from August 2009 through January 2010 for between $50 and $70.
Manufactured in: Indonesia
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sweatshirts and contact Tommy Hilfiger to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. at (800) 866-6922 between 7 a.m. and 12 a.m. ET daily, or visit Tommy Hilfiger's website at www.tommy.com
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1051
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