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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kathleen Begala
(301) 504-0580 Ext. 1193
April 22, 1993
Release # 93-064

R.H. Macy & Co. Recalls Infant/Toddler Sweatshirt, Jacket and Windbreaker

PRODUCT: Approximately 1,800 zipper-front hooded sweatshirts in navy, red, or white; approximately 490 zipper-front nautical-style hooded jackets in white with navy blue trim; and approximately 180 zipper-front hooded windbreakers in royal blue, lime green and turquoise colorblocks. These infant/toddler garments were sold by Macy's and Bullock's stores.

PROBLEM: Zipper slide could detach, resulting in a potential choking hazard to young children.

WHAT TO DO: Return to Macy's or Bullock's store for refund of purchase price. Consumers with questions may call R.H. Macy & Co., Inc. at 1-800-899-5698.

WASHINGTON, DC -- In coordination with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), R. H. Macy & Co., Inc., New York, NY, is voluntarily recalling three infant/toddler garments, because the zipper slide can detach and create a potential choking hazard for young children. Macy's has received one report of such an incident. No injuries have been reported. These items are no longer being sold. Consumers who have these garments should take them away from children immediately and return them to Macy's or Bullock's stores for a refund. The three items being recalled are: