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Women's Scarves Recalled by Julie Vos Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Recall Summary

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: 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.

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.

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Womens-Scarves-Recalled-by-Julie-Vos.  

Recall Details

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.  

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

Media Contact
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Spanish: (301) 504-7800

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC's free e-mail newsletters.

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