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Peacoat recall

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Women's Peacoats
Units: About 800
Importer: Foria International Inc., of City of Industry, Calif.
Hazard: The peacoats fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel and pose a risk of burn injury.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves women's peacoats that are double-breasted and have long sleeves. They are made from 100 percent cotton fleece in large blue and white plaid print. "Authentic" is printed on the label at the center back neckline of the garments.

Sold at: Bass Pro Shops nationwide from October 2009 through January 2010 for about $60.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled coats immediately and return them to Foria International for a full refund of retail price including shipping. Foria International address is 18689 Arenth Avenue, City of Industry, CA 91748.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Foria International toll free at (888) 999-6568 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.foria.com (PDF)

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.

The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard.

The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054.

To join a CPSC e-mail subscription list, please go to https://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx . Consumers can obtain recall and general safety information by logging on to CPSC's Web site at www.cpsc.gov.

Source: CPSC.gov

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