Recall: MyMichelle Girl's Tops and Dresses
On 2011-04-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding MyMichelle Girl's Tops and Dresses due to a potential lead poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2011 for about $38.
About 90,000 units are involved in this MyMichelle top recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Shirts, Tops & Dresses category in 2011.
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What is the problem?
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.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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."
The styles include:
These items were sold new+ 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.
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 take the recalled garments away from children and contact My Michelle for information on receiving a full refund.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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