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Safety Alert

Women's Sweaters Recalled by FatFace 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: Women's overhead and zip-up sweaters

Hazard: The recalled women's sweaters fail to meet federal flammability standards for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: FatFace at 800-585-0178 from 4 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET Saturday and 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET on Sunday, email at usproductqueries@fatface.com with "Product Recall" as the email subject or online at http://us.fatface.com and click on the "Important Notice" tab for more information.

Units: About 400

Description: The recall inThis recall involves two styles of FatFace women's sweaters: overhead Cowes (style number 918043) and zip-up (style number 918041). The style numbers are printed on a care label on the inside seam of the sweaters.

The Overhead Cowes sweater is 97 percent cotton and 3 percent polyester sold in ivory. This sweater has a 3.5 inch cowl or funnel neckline that can be tightened or loosened by the drawstring located at the center front of the neckline. These sweaters also have a kangaroo-style pocket located at the bottom front of the sweater.

The zip-up sweater is 97 percent cotton and 3 percent polyester with a Yarmouth textured zip-up sweater. It sold in ivory, ocean surf (green) and lilac ice (lavender) colors. The sweater has a hood that can be tightened and loosened with a drawstring. The sweater has a silver metal zipper extending from the neckline to the bottom of the sweaters with two pockets on each side of the zipper.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a burn injury.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sweaters and contact the firm for instructions on returning the sweaters for a $75 refund.

Sold exclusively at: FatFace stores in Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island and online at www.fatface.com from September 2016 through January 2017 for about $60.

Importer: FatFace Corp., of Wilmington, Del.

Manufactured In: China