|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 6, 2005
Firm's Recall Hotline:(800) 873-5570
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
CPSC, Adjmi Apparel Group Announce Recall of Reebok Children's Fleece Pullover/Pant Sets
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: Reebok Children's Fleece Quarter-Zip Pullover/Pant Sets
Units: About 61,000
Manufacturer/Importer: Adjmi Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y. (Adjmi is an authorized licensee of children's apparel products of Reebok, of Canton, Mass.)
Hazard: The zipper slider and pull on the fleece pullovers can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: Reebok has received two reports from consumers of zipper sliders/pulls that have detached. No injuries have been reported.
Description: Only Reebok fleece pullover/pant sets with navy blue quarter-zip zippers are being recalled. The fleece pullover/pant sets were sold in navy blue/red and navy blue/pink in sizes up to children's size 7. "Reebok" is printed across the front of the pullover. The pullovers have a hood that can be folded under the collar. Some of the recalled pullovers were sold with matching mittens. The style numbers were printed on the store tag only and end in: 1816, 2816, 3816, 1816N, 2816N, 1814, 2814, 4814, and 5814.
Sold at: Sold exclusively at Gordmans, Mervyns, JC Penney, Kohl's, The Bon, Fred Meyer, Ross, DD's, Edisons, Macy's, AJ Wright, and Reebok Corporate Headquarters retail store in Canton, Mass. from September 2004 through February 2005 for between $17 and $36.
Manufactured in: Taiwan and China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled product away from young children and contact Adjmi to receive a replacement product.
Consumer Contact: For more information or to receive instructions on receiving a replacement product, contact Adjmi at (800) 873-5570 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.Reebok.com
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