Recall: Young Hearts, Toddler & Girl's Three-Piece Clothing Sets
On 2013-04-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Young Hearts, Toddler & Girl's Three-Piece Clothing Sets due to a potential entanglement hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2012 for about $40.
About 9,000 units are involved in this Children's Apparel Network vest recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Other Clothing category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 500,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 919-1917
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What is the problem?
The vest sold with these sets has a belt at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors and it poses an entanglement hazard. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines about drawstrings in children's upper outerwear.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves girl's "Young Hearts" brand three-piece clothing sets. The sets were sold with a pink vest, black pullover shirt and knit pants in sizes 12 months to 6X. "Young Hearts" is printed on a label inside the shirt collar. The pink vest has a black bow applique on the left front and a pink elastic belt with silver clasps.
These items were sold new+ at Conway, Citi Trends, Duckwall-Alco and other children's apparel stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from September 2012 to December 2012 for about $40.¬†
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 remove the belt from the vest to eliminate the hazard, or return the set to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Children's Apparel Network at (800)919-1917 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.childrensapparelnetwork.com and click on "PRESS."
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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