Penney Recalls Infant and Toddler Sweaters
4, 2005 - NEWSdial.com)
The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily
by the firm in cooperation with the U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission. Consumers should stop using
the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
of Product: Arizona® Boys’ Zip-Up
Units: 57,000 (42,000 toddler-size and 15,000 infant size)
Manufacturer: J.C. Penney Corp., of Plano, Texas
Hazard: The zipper-pull mechanism can detach from the zipper,
posing a choking hazard to children.
Incidents/Injuries: J.C. Penney has received one report of a toddler
removing the zipper-pull mechanism and placing it in his mouth.
No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled
sweaters were sold in toddler sizes (2T to 5T) and infant sizes
(12M to 24M) in colors red barn and
navy. The sweaters have an Arizona Jean Company tag sewn in the
neckline and include “RN Number 93677” and “Made
At: J.C. Penney stores nationwide from September 2004
through January 2005 for $15 (infant) and $17 (toddler).
Remedy: Consumers should
stop using the recalled sweaters immediately and return them
to any J.C. Penney store for a full refund. Consumers
should contact J.C. Penney toll-free at (888) 333-6063 anytime
or visit the firm’s Web site at www.jcpenney.com if they
have any questions or concerns.
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