Sunday, July 01, 2007

4/17/07 Recalls Disney Foot PJs, Children's Necklaces & Bracelets, Children's Sweatshirts

1. Disney Store Recalls Children's Footed Pajamas Due to Burn Hazard
2. 900,000 Children's Necklaces and Charm Bracelets Recalled by
Cardinal Distributing Co. Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
3. Life is good(r) Children's Sweatshirts Recalled by RedEnvelope;
Garments Have Drawstrings, Pose Strangulation Hazard

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 17, 2007
Release #07-156

Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 902-2798
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Disney Store Recalls Children's Footed Pajamas Due to Burn Hazard

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.

Name of product: Baby Einstein Caterpillar Sleepwear and Baby Einstein
Duck Sleepwear

Units: About 200

Retailer: Disney Stores North America, of Pasadena, Calif., which is
owned, and under a licensing agreement operated, by a subsidiary of The
Children's Place Retail Stores Inc. of Secaucus, N.J.

Hazard: This sleepwear fails to meet the children's flammability
standard, posing a risk of burn injury to children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves footed pajamas made of 100 percent
cotton. The sleepwear was sold in two styles including green with blue
sleeves which has a caterpillar design on the front, and yellow with
orange sleeves which has a duck design and "Quack! Quack!" printed on
the front and duck beaks on the feet. "Baby Einstein" is printed on the
back of the sleepwear. "Disney Store" is printed on a tag inside the
pajamas. Only sleepwear in sizes 12 months and 18 months is included in
this recall. Sleepwear sold in sizes 3, 6 and 9 months is not included
in this recall.

Sold exclusively at: Disney Stores nationwide from April 2006 through
May 2006 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sleepwear
and return it to any Disney Store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Disney Store
toll-free at (866) 902-2798 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday
through Friday.

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07156.html

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 17, 2007
Release #07-157

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 368-2062
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

900,000 Children's Necklaces and Charm Bracelets Recalled by Cardinal
Distributing Co. Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard

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.

Name of product: Children's Charm Bracelets and "Sportswear" Necklaces

Units: About 900,000

Importer: Cardinal Distributing Co., of Baltimore, Md.

Hazard: The paint on this jewelry contains high levels of lead. Lead is
toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health
effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled necklaces have sports-themed pendants
including blue or green basketballs, yellow stars, "01," and "Perfect
10." The pendants hang from a black cord. The bracelets include green or
pink painted heart-shaped charms and silver-colored charms shaped as
suns, moons, stars, padlocks, keys, rattles, and fishbones.

Sold in: Vending machines located in malls, discount, department and
grocery stores nationwide from January 2006 through April 2007 for 25
cents.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled necklaces and
charm bracelets away from children and discard them.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cardinal
Distributing Co. Inc. at (800) 368-2062 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET
Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at
www.vendingdepot.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07157.html

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 17, 2007
Release #07-158

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 733-3683
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Life is good(r) Children's Sweatshirts Recalled by RedEnvelope; Garments
Have Drawstrings, Pose Strangulation Hazard

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.

Name of product: Life is good(r) Children's Sweatshirts

Units: About 1,200

Importer: Independent Trading Co. of San Clemente, California.

Hazard: The garments have a drawstring through the hood, posing a
strangulation hazard to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued
guidelines to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled
on the neck and waist by drawstrings in upper garments, such as jackets
and sweatshirts.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled sweatshirts have "LIFE IS GOOD" written on the
front in sewn-on letters. They were sold in children sizes small (6-8),
medium (10) and large (12) with drawstrings through the hood. Sweatshirt
colors include dark and light blue.

Sold at: www.RedEnvelope.com from March 2006 through March 2007 for
about $35.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings from the
sweatshirts to eliminate the hazard. Consumers can get information about
returning the sweatshirts for a full refund by contacting RedEnvelope
Inc.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call RedEnvelope Inc.
toll-free at (877) 733-3683 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at
www.RedEnvelope.com

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