J.C. Penney Corp. Recall of Infant and Toddler Sweaters March 4, 2005

J.C. Penney Corp. Announces Recall of Infant and Toddler Sweaters

Name of product: Arizona® Boys’ Zip-Up Cardigan Sweater

Units: 57,000 (42,000 toddler-size and 15,000 infant size)

Manufacturer: J.C. Penney Corp., of Plano, Texas

Hazard: The zipper-pull mechanism can detach from the zipper, posing a choking hazard to children.

Description: The recalled sweaters were sold in toddler sizes (2T to 5T) and infant sizes (12M to 24M) in colors red barn and navy. The sweaters have an Arizona Jean Company tag sewn in the neckline and include “RN Number 93677” and “Made in Israel.”

Sold at: J.C. Penney stores nationwide from September 2004 through January 2005 for $15 (infant) and $17 (toddler).

Manufactured in: Israel

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled sweaters immediately and return them to any J.C. Penney store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Contact J.C. Penney toll-free at (888) 333-6063 anytime or visit the firm’s Web site at www.jcpenney.com