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 “mymichelle.”
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
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled garments away from children and contact My Michelle for information on receiving a full refund.
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 http://www.mymichelle.com. Consumers can also email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11195.html.
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 visiting http://www.saferproducts.gov/
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