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                     True Religion
    Recalls Children’s Sweatshirts with Drawstrings
    Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively
                    by Neiman Marcus

The following product safety recall was voluntarily con-
ducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers 
should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise 
instructed.

Name of Product: True Religion Brand Fleece Hoodies

Manufacturer: True Religion, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: A drawstring is threaded through the hood, posing 
a strangulation hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been 
reported.

Description: The recalled hoodies have a drawstring 
through the hood. The products are black, pink, or blue 
and were sold in children sizes XS, S, M, L, and XL. The 
True Religion horseshoe design is displayed on the front 
of the hoodie. The name “True Religion” appears inside 
the hoodie.

Sold at: Neiman Marcus stores nationwide and through its 
Web site from April 2006 through July 2006 for about $106.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the clothing 
immediately and return the item directly to their local 
Neiman Marcus store for a full refund. Online purchasers 
should contact Neiman Marcus for instructions on how to 
return the product. Direct notices from Neiman Marcus 
are being sent to consumers it has identified who pur-
chased the recalled hoodies.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Neiman 
Marcus at (800) 685-6695 if you purchased the hoodie 
from a Neiman Marcus store, or visit the Neiman Marcus 
Web site at www.neimanmarcus.com

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                         Segway Inc.
 Announces Recall to Repair Segway® Personal Transporters

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commis-
sion, 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. 

Name of Product: Segway Personal Transporter (PT) [also 
known as the Segway Human Transporter (HT)]

Manufacturer: Segway Inc., of Bedford, N.H.

Hazard: The personal transporter can unexpectedly apply 
reverse torque to the wheels, which can cause a rider to 
fall. This can occur when the device is tilted back by 
the Speed Limiter and the rider comes off and then back 
onto the device within a short period of time.

Incidents/Injuries: Segway Inc. has received six reports 
of the personal transporter not operating properly, 
resulting in injuries to the head and wrist of users.

Description: This recall involves all Segway PT i167, i170 
and i180 (“i Series”) models, the p133 (“p Series”), XT 
(“cross-terrain transporter”), GT (“golf transporter”) and 
i2 models. These units were sold to consumers and com-
mercial customers. All e167 (“e Series”) models, which 
were sold to commercial users, also are included in this 
recall. No other models are involved in this recall. The 
name, “Segway”, appears on the front bumper and/or on the 
handlebars of the personal transporter.

Sold through: Segway authorized dealers and distributors, 
directly from Segway Inc., and by certain resellers from 
March 2002 through mid-September 2006 for prices ranging 
from $4,000 to $5,500.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the Segway PT 
immediately and contact the company to receive a free 
software upgrade.

Consumer Contact: Call Segway Inc. at (800) 750-6557 
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or 
visit www.segway.com. Segway Inc. and Segway authorized 
dealers and distributors are directly notifying owners 
of these products. 

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   Pride Products Recalls Counterfeit Extension Cords
                    Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Com-
mission, 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. 

Name of Product: Extension Cords

Importer: Pride Products Corp., of Ronkonkoma, N.Y. 

Hazard: The counterfeit extension cords have undersized 
wiring and no fuse in the cord to provide over-current 
protection, which can cause overheating and pose a fire 
hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled cords are brown or white, 
measure 6, 9, 12, or 15 feet long, are intended for 
indoors and have a three-outlet extension. Attached 
to the cord is a silver counterfeit UL holographic 
label marked "09/99 E157848 UL LISTED CORD SET BV-8021 
13A 125V 1625W” or “09/02 E137398 UL LISTED CORD SET BW 
5833 13A 125V 1625W.”

Sold at: Local discount, drug, and grocery stores nation-
wide from June 2005 through August 2006 for between $1 
and $2.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled exten-
sion cords immediately and return them to the place of 
purchase for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact 
Pride Products, at (800) 898-5550 between 8:30 a.m. 
and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the 
firm’s Web site at www.prideproducts.com

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