Sunday, July 01, 2007

5/17/07 Recalls Mervyns Capri Pants, Currey & Co. Lamps

1. Mervyns Recalls Children's Capri Pants Due to Choking Hazard; Sold
Exclusively at Mervyn's Stores
2. Currey & Company Recalls Lamps Due to Shock, Fire Hazards

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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
May 17, 2007
Release #07-187

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 637-8967
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Mervyns Recalls Children's Capri Pants Due to Choking Hazard; Sold
Exclusively at Mervyn's Stores

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: Little Girls Capri Pants with Snap Roll Cuff

Units: About 228,000

Distributor: Mervyns, of Hayward, Calif.

Importer: Azmat Group, of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Hazard: The buttons inside the waistband of the pants can detach, posing
a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled pants are Ellemenno brand Capri pants sold in
girls' sizes 4, 5, 6, 6X, 7 and 8. The pants were sold in a variety of
colors including light grey, tan, coral and light aqua blue. The pants
are made of 100% cotton poplin and have a snap at the cuff, the waist
band and on the pockets of the pants. Inside of the waistband are two
clear buttons and a strip of enclosed elastic for adjusting the fit of
the pants. "VN 69047" is printed on the product care label located
inside the waist of the pants.

Sold Exclusively at: Mervyns stores nationwide from December 2006
through April 2007 for about $20.

Manufactured in: Bangladesh

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop their children from wearing
the pants and return them to any Mervyns store for a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Mervyns at (800)
637-8967 (800mervyns) between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through
Friday or visit the company's Web site at www.mervyns.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07187.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
May 17, 2007
Release #07-191

Recall Hotline: (866) 577-6430
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7076

Currey & Company Recalls Lamps Due to Shock, Fire Hazards

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: Currey & Company Table Lamps

Units: About 1,500

Distributor: Currey & Company, of Atlanta, Ga.

Hazard: The light sockets on these lamps have a defect, which poses
electrical shock and fire hazards.

Incidents/Injuries: Currey & Company has received one report of a lamp
tripping the circuit breaker. No injuries or property damage have been
reported.

Description: This recall involves Currey & Company table lamps that
ranged in height from 26 to 34 inches. The recalled table lamps include
model numbers 6037, 6038, 6039, 6040, 6043, 6044, 6045, 6046, 6047,
6048, 6632, 6633, 6685, 6913, and 6954. The model number is printed on
the packaging and on the bottom of the lamp base. A Currey & Company
hang tag was attached to the lamp at the time of sale.

Sold at: Specialty stores, lighting showrooms and through interior
designers from April 2006 through January 2007 for between $240 and
$420.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these lamps, and contact
Currey & Company to determine if they are included in the recall. The
firm will arrange for the return of the recalled lamps for a free
repair.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should contact Currey
& Company toll-free at (866) 577-6430 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET
Monday through Friday, or visit the company's Web site at
www.curreyco.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07191.html

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