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Girl's Clothing Recalled by My Michelle Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

Name of Product:
Girl's Tops
Hazard:
The jewelry and decorative trim attached to the girl's garments contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
April 12, 2011
Units:
About 90,000
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact My Michelle at (800) 960-8791 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.mymichellerecall.com. Consumers can also email the firm at customerservice@mymichellerecall.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves girl's tops and dresses sold in sizes small to extra large and 7 to 16. The garments were sold in various styles including: tops with beaded necklaces attached to the collar and tops with metallic beads attached to the collar. All styles of the tops and dresses have a black tag on the collar with pink print that reads "mymichelle."

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled garments away from children and contact My Michelle for information on receiving a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

Burlington Coat Factory, Dillard's, J.C. Penney, Kohl's, Army and Air Force Exchange (AAFES), K & G Fashion Superstore and other retail stores nationwide from January 2011 through March 2011 for about $38.

Manufactured In:
Vietnam
Distributor(s):

My Michelle, of New York, NY

Recall number:
11-195
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