Recall: Chanel Silk Dresses, Skirts and Blouses
On 2011-07-07, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Chanel Silk Dresses, Skirts and Blouses due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2010 for about $430 to $3650.
Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Clothing (Adults) category in 2011.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 500,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 550-0005
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What is the problem?
The garments fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The dresses, skirts and blouses are made of 100 percent silk and come in a variety of designs. Nearly all items were returned to Chanel in May 2010.
Silk scarves were also recalled at the same time as these items.
These items were sold new+ at Chanel Boutiques, Neiman Marcus and Maxfield stores for $430 to $3,650 in March and April 2010
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the garments and contact the firm to receive a full refund.
For more information, contact Chanel customer service at (800)550-0005 or ConsumerRelations@chanelusa.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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