Recall: Fleece Hoodie And T-Shirt Sets with Disney Characters
On 2012-10-16, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Fleece Hoodie And T-Shirt Sets with Disney Characters due to a potential lead poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2011 for about $18.
About 6,000 units are involved in this Children's Apparel Network hoodie recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 10th recall of products in the Outerwear & Sweatshirts category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 170 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 919-1917
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What is the problem?
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.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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|
These items were sold new+ at Target stores nationwide and Target.com from October 2011 through December 2011 for approximately $18.
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 take the product away from the child immediately and return the set to any Target store for a full refund.
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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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