FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 26, 1999
Release # 99-117a
CONTACT: Kim Dulic
(301) 504-0580 Ext. 1183
Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A. Inc. Recalls Infant Cardigans
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SafetyAlerts) - Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A.
Inc. (Tommy Hilfiger), of New York, N.Y., is recalling about 3,800 infant cardigans. The
cardigans' snaps can detach, presenting a choking hazard to infants.
The recalled fleece cardigans range in size from 3 to 24 months in colors red or
navy. There are four plastic snaps on the front of the cardigans. The cardigans have long
sleeves and two front pockets. High-end department stores nationwide sold the cardigans
from August 1998 through October 1998 for about $36.
Tommy Hilfiger has received one report of a snap detaching from a cardigan. No
injuries have been reported.
Consumers should stop using these cardigans immediately, and call Tommy Hilfiger Consumer
Relations Department toll-free at (877) TOMMYCARES anytime to arrange for an exchange or
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission protects the public from
unreasonable risk of injury or death from 15,000 types of consumer products under the
agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury and for
information on CPSC's fax-on-demand service, call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or
CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270. To order a press release through fax-on-demand,
call (301) 504-0051 from the handset of your fax machine and enter the release number.
Consumers can obtain this release and recall information or report product hazards to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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