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Safety Alert

Gena Accessories Recalls Women's Scarves 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: Silk scarves

Hazard: The scarves fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel and pose a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Gena Accessories Inc. toll-free at (866) 974-4362 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email info@genaaccessories.com for more information.

Units: About 9,400

Description: This recall involves Gena Accessories women's silk scarves. The recalled scarves measure 64 inches long by 18 inches wide and were sold in the colors black, brown, burgundy, camel, fuchsia, green, grey, lavender, light blue, light green, light pink, orange, red, turquoise, white and yellow.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scarves and contact Gena Accessories Inc. for a full refund.

Sold at: Specialty accessory boutiques in New York City and online at Amazon.com, GenaAccessories.com and Scarfand.com from January 2007 through February 2015 for about $12.

Manufacturers: Changzhou Globe Tools Co. Ltd. and Cixi City Best Power Tools Co., Ltd., of China

Importer: Gena Accessories Inc., of New York, N.Y.

Manufactured in: China