Topson Downs of California Recalls Women’s Dresses Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard – Sold Exclusively at Macy’s

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–June 28, 2011.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Women’s dresses

Units: About 2,100

Importer: Topson Downs of California, of Culver City, Calif.

Hazard: The dresses fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The dress is a Bar III brand dress, and is fully lined with a sheer rayon outer layer. There is a white label with “Bar III” written in black on the inside back of the dress. The dress has a checkered, multi-colored, and black pattern called “Mint Chili Combo” and was sold in five adult sizes, ranging from extra small to extra large.

Sold exclusively at: Impulse Department of Macy’s stores nationwide and on macys.com from March 2011 through May 2011 for about $60.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dresses and return them to any Macy’s for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Macy’s toll-free at (888) 257-5949 between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET or visit the Macy’s website at macys.com or contact Topson Downs at (800) 241-2975 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT or via email at [email protected]

Picture of recalled dress

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on www.saferproducts.gov

Source: cpsc.gov