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American Eagle Outfitters Recalls Garments

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with American Eagle Outfitters Inc., of Pittsburgh, Pa., announced a voluntary recall of about 1,200 Toddler Girl Pants and Shorts today.

Hazard: The metal clasp at the waistband can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: 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 5 years. Style numbers included in this recall are listed below:

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Sold exclusively at: 77kids by American Eagle stores nationwide and at www.77kids.com between July 2010 and August 2010 for between $24 and $34.

Remedy: Consumers should 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.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact American Eagle Outfitters toll-free at (888) 307-3672 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.77kids.com.

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