Girl’s Clothing Recalled by My Michelle Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

Girl’s Clothing Recalled by My Michelle Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Girl’s Tops

Units: About 90,000

Distributor: My Michelle, of New York, NY

Hazard: 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.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: 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.”

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.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should 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

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11195.html

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