H & M Recall of Girls’ Sweaters with Faux Fur Trim

February 4, 2005

H & M Announces Recall of Girls’ Sweaters with Faux Fur Trim

Name of product: Girls’ Cardigan Sweaters with Faux Fur Trim

Units: About 470

Manufacturer: Dubbster (H & M private label), H & M, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The furry trim on the sweaters is dangerously flammable.

Description: The recalled cardigan sweaters are black with a black faux fur trim around the wrists, neck and down the front center of the sweater. The sweaters were sold in girls’ sizes 7Y through 14Y and are made of 100 percent acrylic. “Dubbster” and RN number “0101255” is printed on the inside neck label of the sweaters.

Sold at: H & M stores in the northeastern United States from November 2004 through December 2004 for about $20.

Manufactured in: Indonesia

Remedy: Consumers should return the recalled sweaters to any H & M location to receive a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information contact H & M toll-free at (877) 439-6261 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s web site at www.hm.com