Macy's Agrees To Penalty For Selling Recalled Clothes

Law360, New York (July 11, 2011, 6:24 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Monday that Macy's Inc. has agreed to pay a $750,000 civil penalty  for allegedly selling children's drawstring hoodies after they were recalled without informing the commission.

The agreement comes on the heels of the commission's new federal safety rule for drawstrings in children's clothes, approved July 1, that designates certain drawstrings at the neck and waist of children's clothes as “substantial product hazards.” The commission now has the authority to to stop shipments of such clothes from entering the...
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