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Flammability standard violations prompt Target to recall various children's sleepwear




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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
January 17, 2013 | 2,342 views | Post a comment

Target Recalls Children's Two-Piece Pajama Sets Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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: Children's two-piece pajama sets

Units: About 560,000

Importer: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.

Manufacturer: Makalot Garments Co. Ltd., of Taiwan

Hazard: The children's cotton or cotton/fleece pajamas sets fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, because they do not meet the tight-fitting sizing requirements. This poses a burn hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall involves Target Circo and Xhilaration children's cotton or cotton/fleece two-piece pajama sets. They were sold in infant and toddler sizes 12M, 2T, 3T, 4T and 5T, and in girls and boys sizes XS, S, M, L and XL. There are a variety of colors and designs, including stars, dots, skulls, peace signs, cats, owls, footballs and camouflage. To see a complete list of item numbers included in this recall, visit the firm's website. The item number is located on a tag on the shirt's side seam and on the pants at the waist. A tag printed on the neck of the pajamas states "Circo" or "Xhilaration", "Wear snug-fitting not flame resistant" and the item number. The pajamas were also sold with a yellow hangtag that states, "For child's safety, garment should fit snugly. This garment is not flame resistant. Loose-fitting garment is more likely to catch fire."

Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide and online at target.com from August 2012 through November 2012 for between $8 and $13.

Manufactured in: Vietnam and Cambodia

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pajamas away from children and return them to any Target for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Target; at (800) 440-0680, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.target.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13093.html

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Target Recalls Circo Girls' Fleece Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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: Girls' Circo Fleece Blanket Sleepers

Units: 42,000

Importer: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.

Hazard: The pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The recalled one-piece feet pajamas are fleece and were sold in sizes 12 months, 18 months, 2T, 3T, 4T, XS, S, M, L and XL. They come in three prints: purple owl, pink leopard, and blue doodle. There are several tags sewn into the neckline. "Circo Sleepwear" is printed on the top tag. "Target" and an identification number appear on a third tag. The below identification numbers are included:

Purple Owl:
075084972, 075084973, 075084974, 075084975, 075084976
243271104, 243271105, 243271062, 243271063, 243271064

Pink Leopard:
075085338, 075085339, 075085340, 075085341, 075085342
243271052, 243271065, 243271066, 243271067, 243271068

Blue Doodle:
075085388, 075085389, 075085390, 075085391, 075085392
243271047, 243271048, 243271049, 243271050, 243271053

Sold exclusively at: Target and Target.com nationwide from August 2012 to October 2012 for about $13.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the pajamas and return them to any Target store to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Target at (800) 440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.target.com and click on the Product Recalls at the bottom of the page and then Children's and Baby Products.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13095.html
 
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