PRESS RELEASE: CPSC: Girl's Clothing Recalled by My Michelle Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
(Dow Jones and Company, Inc.) Apr 12 12:33 PM EDT
Girl's Clothing Recalled by My Michelle Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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: Girl's Tops
Units: About 90,000
Distributor: My Michelle, of New York, NY
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.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
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
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
Manufactured in: Vietnam
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled garments away
from children and contact My Michelle for information on receiving a
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 email@example.com.
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CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that
are either directly related to this product recall or involve a
different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 960-8791
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
/Web site: http://www.cpsc.gov