Recall on Girls Clothing Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

Posted on Apr 12 2011 - 8:35pm by Heather Brummett

Today The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntarry recall on girl tops by My Michelle  of New York, NY.  The hazard is 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. No injuries or incedients have been reported so far.

This recall involves girl’s tops and dresses sold in sizes small to extra large and 7 to 16. These 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.” This clothing was 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.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision recommends that you 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 www.mymichellerecall.com. Consumers can also email the firm at customerservice@mymichellerecall.com

All the above information and more on consumer recalls is  available at the   CPSC website.

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