American Eagle Outfitter Recalls Toddler Girls’ Clothes for Choking Hazard

About 1,200 <"">Toddler Girl Pants and Shorts have been recalled for choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), just announced. The CPSC is also advising consumers that they should stop using the recalled Toddler Girl Pants and Shorts immediately, unless otherwise instructed, and notes that it is illegal to resell or to attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The metal clasp at the waistband of the Toddler Girl Pants and Shorts can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children. To date, no incidents or injuries have been reported.

The Toddler Girl Pants and Shorts, which were manufactured in China, were imported by American Eagle Outfitters Inc., of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

This recall involves toddler girl pants, jeans, and shorts sold in various styles. The style number is printed on a sewn-in label located under the care/content label on the inside of the waistband. The garments were sold in sizes 12-18 months through five years. Garment names and style numbers included in this recall are listed below:

• Skinny Cord: 3007
• Boyfriend Vintage Wash: 3012
• Cut Off Bermuda Short: 3013
• Flare Vintage Blue Wash: 3029
• Flare LT Wash: 3030
• Flare Rip and Repair: 3034
• Roll Cuff Bermuda Short: 3035

The recalled American Eagle Outfitters Toddler Girl Pants and Shorts were sold exclusively at 77kids by American Eagle stores nationwide and at between July 2010 and August 2010 for between $24 and $34.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately take the recalled garments away from children. Consumers who purchased the garments online will receive a postage-paid envelope with instructions on how return the garment for a full refund. All other consumers should return the garments to the nearest 77kids by American Eagle store for a full refund. American Eagle Outfitters can be reached, toll-free, at 1.888.307.3672 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s website at

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