American Eagle Outfitters Inc. just announced the recall of about 1,200 toddler girl pants and shorts due to a choking hazard caused if the metal clasp at the waistband detaches from the garment. No incidents or injuries have been reported.
This recall involves a variety of styles of toddler girl pants, jeans, and shorts. The style number is printed on a sewn-in label located under the care/content label on the inside of the waistband. The garments were sold in sizes 12-18 months through 5 years. Style numbers included in this recall are listed below:
Boyfriend Vintage Wash
Cut Off Bermuda Short
Flare Vintage Blue Wash
Flare LT Wash
Flare Rip and Repair
Roll Cuff Bermuda Short
The clothes were sold exclusively at 77kids by by American Eagle stores nationwide and at www.77kids.com between July 2010 and August 2010 for between $24 and $34.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled garments away from children. If purchased in a brick-and-mortar store, consumer should return the clothes to the nearest 77kids by American Eagle store for a full refund. Online consumers will receive a postage-paid envelope with instructions on how return the garment for a full refund.
For additional information, contact American Eagle Outfitters toll-free at (888) 307-3672 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.77kids.com.