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Safety Alert

Women's Scarves Recalled by Julie Vos Due to 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: Julie Vos women's scarves

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

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Julie Vos collect at (646) 448-4345 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email info@julievos.com or online at www.julievos.com and click on "Recall" for more information.

Units: About 324

Description: This recall involves Julie Vos women's scarves. The scarves are 100 percent modal fabric, a type of rayon, and were sold in two prints, Anchor and Sierra. Anchor was sold in three colors, including blue, green and orange. Sierra was sold in four colors, including raspberry/magenta, orange/peach, cream/gray and blue/purple. The scarves measure 75 inches long by 45 inches wide. Julie Vos is printed on a tag sewn into the back of the scarf.

Incidents/Injuries: There has been one report of a shawl catching fire. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scarves and contact Julie Vos to arrange to return the scarves for a full refund. Julie Vos will provide a pre-paid postage label for shipping.

Sold at: Specialty boutiques nationwide and online at www.julievos.com from January 2014 through February 2014 for about $165.

Importer: Julie Vos, of New York

Manufacturer: Shaw & Brothers, Delhi, India

Manufactured in: India