May 31, 2001Saks Recalls Reversible Boys
Birmingham, AL (SafetyAlerts)
- In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Saks
Incorporated is voluntarily recalling about 14,500 boys' vests. The elastic toggle cord on
the end of the zipper pulls can loosen and come off, posing a choking hazard to young
Saks has received one report of a
toggle coming off. No injuries have been reported. This recall is being conducted to
prevent the possibility of injury.
The recalled vests are red nylon/blue
fleece reversible zippered vests sold in toddler sizes 2T through 4T. They were sold under
the URIT and Parisian Kids brands. The zipper pulls have black and white checkered elastic
toggles on the ends. There is a front zipper and three pocket zippers. Labels sewn into
the front side pocket read in part "Parisian kids" or "URIT" and
"MADE IN KOREA SEE REVERSE FOR CARE."
Department stores including,
Parisian, Carson Pirie Scott, Younkers, McRae's, Proffitt's, Bergner's, Herberger's and
Boston Store nationwide sold the vests from July 2000 through January 2001 for about $24.
Consumers should stop using the vest
immediately and return the vest to any Saks store for a refund. For more information on
this recall, contact CPSC at (800) 638-2772 anytime.
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