Nordstrom Recalls Open Vest Sweaters Due to Burn Hazard; Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
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 consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Open Vest Sweaters by Leith
Hazard: The sweaters fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel, posing a burn injury hazard to consumers.
Consumer Contact: Nordstrom at (800) 804-0806 anytime, or online at www.nordstrom.com and click on "Recall" for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Units: About 2,030
Description: This recall involves Leith brand women's textured open vest sleeveless sweaters. The sweaters are 35 Â½ inches long. They were sold in black and cream, and in sizes extra small â€“ XS, small â€“ S, medium â€“ M, large â€“ L and extra large â€“ XL. Care labels sewn into the garments read, "Leith," "Made in China," "83% cotton" and "17% nylon."
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop wearing the recalled sweaters and contact Nordstrom to return them for a full refund.
Sold at: Nordstrom stores nationwide and online at Nordstrom.com from August 2014 through September 2014 for about $70.
Importer: Nordstrom Inc., of Seattle, Wash.
Manufactured in: China