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Massive Chanel Recall: Flammable Scarves, Dresses, Skirts, Blouses

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Retail recalls are a dime a dozen—but usually, they're issued by children's product manufacturers, big-box retailers, food producers. Today, the OC Register printed something we've never seen before: a massive Chanel recall involving 120 scarves and 34 apparel styles, which were all priced between $430 and $3,650. Check it out:

Chanel is recalling about 120 scarves and 34 dresses, skirts and blouses. “The garments fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel, posing a fire hazard to consumers,” according to CPSC. The pieces sold at Chanel boutiques, Neiman Marcus and elsewhere for $430 to $3,650 in March and April 2010.
Check out two of the recalled items, above. Do you have any recalled Chanel pieces? Are you planning on returning it to the store?
· Recalls: Target, Walmart, Chanel, Ross, Dollar Tree, Amazon, Lowe’s, Neiman Marcus, Toys”R”Us [OC Retail]
· What? Flammable Chanel? [Stylebinge]