There have been several consumer recalls over the past couple of days that may affect Deal Seeking Mom readers. Please refer to the links included in each section for more details about the specific recalls:
Girls Tops and Dresses
My Michelle, of New York, NY has announced a voluntary recall of girls tops and dresses because the jewelry and decorative trim attached to the girl's garments contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. The recall involves girl's tops and dresses sold in sizes Small to Extra Large and 7 to 16. The tops and dresses were sold in various styles including: tops with beaded necklaces attached to the collar and tops with metallic beads attached to the collar. All recalled tops and dresses have a black tag on the collar with pink print that reads "mymichelle." The recalled garments were sold at Burlington Coat Factory, Dillard's, J.C. Penney, Kohl's, Army and Air Force Exchange (AAFES), K & G Fashion Superstore and other retail stores nationwide from January 2011 through March 2011 for about $38.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled garments away from children and contact My Michelle for information on receiving a full refund. For additional information, contact My Michelle at (800) 960-8791 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm's website or email the firm.
Spray Mousse Foam
About 1 million cans of Spray Mousse Foam have been voluntarily recalled by Redken 5th Avenue NYC of New York, NY because the aerosol can''s liner can corrode over time, posing a risk of rupturing and expelling its contents. This recall involves Redken Guts 10 Volume Spray Mousse Foam sold in 10.58 and 2 ounce size cans. The recalled product was sold in a silver container with black writing. "Redken" and "10" are printed on the front of the product. This recall includes any can with a lot code that does not contain a G or H as the third digit, or any can with the following lot codes: 32G10Y, 32G11Y, 32G20Y, 32G21Y, 32G23Y, 32G40Y, 32G41Y, 32G60Y, 32G61Y, 32G62Y, 32G70Y. The lot code is printed on the bottom of the can. The recalled product was sold at hair salons and beauty supply stores nationwide from January 1998 through February 2011 for between $4 and $16.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mousse, record the product's lot code then discard the contents by spraying it into a waste container in a well ventilated area. Prior to disposing of the container, consumers should obtain the lot code from the container, then contact Redken for information on receiving a refund of the purchase price. For additional information, contact Redken toll-free at (888) 241-9504 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website.
Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.