77kids By American Eagle Recalls Select Styles Of Girls Clothing

77kids by American Eagle, the children’s clothing brand from American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., made a voluntary recall announcement today. Select styles of toddler girls pants, jeans and shorts (sold in sizes 12 to 18 months, 18 to 24 months, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, and 5 years), are to be recalled due to the slide closure on the front of the waistband. This piece can become detached and present a potential choking hazard. The company asks that customers stop using these products immediately and return them for a full refund. These products have been removed from the five 77kids stores and Web site. There have been no injuries reported. 77kids is conducting this recall on a voluntary basis out of an abundance of caution and a desire to communicate with customers in a timely manner.

Twelve hundred products were sold at 77kids by american eagle stores, and online at www.77kids.com between the dates of July 8, 2010 and August 30, 2010. Customers for whom the company has a record of sale will be contacted directly, the purchase prices will be refunded and they will be offered a $20 gift card. Returns can be processed by mail and at 77kids by american eagle stores.

The recalled products are described below. The style number is located on the tracking label, which is found under the care/content label on the side of the waistband. The slide closure is made of silver-colored metal and is located on the front center fly of the items.

Style Number   Product Name
3007                   Cord Pant
3012                   Boyfriend Jean
3013                   Colored Bermuda Short
3029                  Medium Vintage Flare Jean
3030                 Doodle Flare Jean
3034                 Rip & Repair Flare Jean
3035                 Denim Bermuda Short

Customers with questions may contact the AEO customer service department at 888.307.3672, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. eastern time, and reference the product information above.

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