American Eagle Outfitters Recalls Garments

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:

Garment Style Number
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

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

Manufactured in: China

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