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Girl’s Clothing Set Recalled Due to Elevated Lead Level

Posted on November 16, 2018

H.I.S. International Group of New York is issuing a recall of Self-Esteem brand girl’s clothing
sets with a gold leaf pendant necklace. The recalled clothing sets consists of three items: a shortsleeve teal top with cut-out shoulders, a navy blue legging pant with a teal floral print and a pendant necklace with an orange and teal center. The recalled clothing sets have style number PO#71160/LOT9 and a date of production of 10/2017 printed on a white label on the inside of the garment. The recalled clothing sets were sold in girl’s sizes 4×-12x. The metal pendant on the necklace contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban.

The clothing set was sold at Burlington and Shopko stores nationwide from February 2018 through October 2018. Consumers should immediately stop using the necklace from the recalled clothing sets, take it away from children and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers can contact H.I.S. at 800-451-0285 extension 2879 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers can also email (info@his-nyc.com) for more information.

For more information on the FDA alert click on this link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/HIS-Recalls-Girls-Clothing-Sets-Due-to-Violation-of-Federal-Lead-Content-Ban#

CT DPH Environmental Health Section Circular Letter: 2018-XX