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Lead paint issue prompts recall of fleece hoodie, T-shirt sets sold in Target stores




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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
October 17, 2012 | 1380 views | Post a comment

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: Fleece Hoodie and T-Shirt Sets

Units: About 6,200

Manufacturer: Children's Apparel Network, Ltd. of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The surface coating on the zipper of the fleece hoodie and t-shirt sets contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The recalled product is a two-piece coordinated set with fleece hoodie and t-shirt. They were sold in red/white, gray/red, and black/blue color combinations and in assorted sizes from 12M to 5T. The hoodies have Disney character designs in three different styles. "RN 16435" and the following identification number, corresponding to the style, are printed on the label along the hoodie's side seam:

Style Description | Identification Number
Red Fleece Hoodie with Snow White | DP4253B
Grey Fleece Hoodie with Mickey Mouse | J4821
Blue Fleece Hoodie with Cars | J4820-A

Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide and Target.com from October 2011 through December 2011 for approximately $18.

Manufactured in: Pakistan

Remedy: Consumers should take the product away from the child immediately and return the set to any Target store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Children's Apparel Network at (800) 919-1917 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.childrensapparelnetwork.com and click on the "Press" link.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13008.html
 
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