Baby Phat Toddler Jeans Recalled for Choking Hazard

About 1,600 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Girls’ Jeans for Toddlers sold under the “Baby Phat” brand are being recalled for choking hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.

The defective jeans were manufactured in China and imported by Parigi Group, Ltd., of New York, New York.

Decorative rhinestones and sequins on the recalled jeans’ pockets can pose a choking hazard to young children. To date, no incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves “Baby Phat” branded jeans for toddlers in sizes 2T to 4T. Style number BM02545 can be found on a label sewn in the rear waistband. The rear pockets have colored rhinestones and sequins attached and the right rear pocket has an appliqué of a cat below the sequins.

The recalled toddler jeans were sold at a variety of specialty stores nationwide, as well as online through Amazon.com from May 2010 through June 2010 for about $13.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately take the jeans away from children and return them to the retail store where they were purchased for a full refund or to contact the firm for instructions on how to return the product by mail for a full refund. Parigi Group can be called collect at 1.212.378.1205 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s website at www.parigigroup.com.

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