CHICAGO – Following the Illinois Attorney General’s release of the office’s “Safe Shopping Guide, state Rep. Camille Y. Lilly, D-Chicago, wants holiday consumers to know of potentially hazardous toys clothes and accessories that were recently recalled.
“Life gets hectic around the holidays, and last minute shoppers are looking for the best deals at the best prices without taking proper precautions,” said Lilly. “In the report, the attorney general’s office reports the amount of recalls made this year alone, totaling 41, with specific information on why those items were recalled.”
Lilly is highlighting Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s Safe Shopping Guide so parents can do a quick review of toys or clothes they wish to purchase. The guide explaining in full why each product was recalled can be found at: , http://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/pressroom/2018_11/2018_Safe_Shopping_Guide.pdf.
“It is important to learn about these potentially hazardous gifts when making decisions about what to get for a loved one,” Lilly said. “An ounce of prevention is really worth more than a pound of cure, and I cannot recommend this safety guide to consumers enough.”
Lilly represents Chicago’s West Side, Oak Park, River Grove, Elmwood Park, Franklin Park and Melrose Park. Join her weekly newsletter to stay up to date with events and news from the 78th District.
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