August 30, 1999
GUESS? Inc. Announce Recall of Liquid Filled Bubble Patch Girls'
LOS ANGELES, CA (SafetyAlerts)
- GUESS? Inc. is recalling about 78,000 liquid-filled bubble patch t-shirts. The liquid in
the vinyl bubble patch contains a petroleum distillate. If the bubble patch is punctured
or leaks, the petroleum distillate can be harmful if ingested.
GUESS? are not aware of any injuries involving these t- shirts. This recall is being
conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.
These girls' t-shirts have vinyl bubble patches in three different shapes: a heart, a
circle and a rectangle.
The heart-shaped bubble measures about 4 inches by
3 inches, has the "GUESS girl!" logo in blue frost, blue bell or red, and
contains liquid and glitter.
The round- shaped bubble patch, about 4 inches in
diameter, has a red heart inside the circle, and is surrounded by blue liquid with the
Two rectangular patches containing dual color
liquid of either yellow and blue or purple and blue, with the GUESS logo in black
All the logos are applied to the front of various
colored t-shirts. The collar label reads, "GUESS? girls" or "GUESS
USA." They were sold in girls sizes small through extra large.
GUESS? Inc. and other clothing stores nationwide sold the t-shirts from June 1997 through
March 1999 for $10 to $26, depending on the style.
Consumers should immediately stop wearing these t-shirts, and return them to the store
where purchased for a refund. For more information, call GUESS? at (800) 347-1466 between
7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PDT Monday through Friday, or write to GUESS? Inc., 1444 South
Alameda St. Los Angeles, CA 90021, (ATTN: Customer Service Dept.).
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