Children’s sleepwear has been recalled following reports that a boy suffered severe burns associated with the product According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), about 210,000 sets of children’s pull-on pants and boxers were recalled after a nine-year-old boy suffered severe burns to his legs after his clothing went on fire, said MarketWatch. Two other recalls for children’s sleepwear followed, including about 6,000 sets of children’s pajamas imported by Ishtex Textile Products Inc. of Duluth, Georgia and 12,000 sets imported by PajamaGram of Shelburne, Vermont. All of the recalled clothing was manufactured in China
In each recall, the sleepwear failed to meet flammability standards and posed burn hazards to children and the Commission warned that children should immediately stop wearing the clothing, which should be returned to stores.
Boys and Girls Pull-On Lounge Pants and Girls Boxers: 210,000 Sets
This recall involves pants and boxers imported by Rigo International of Los Angeles California and sold exclusively at Academy Sports and Outdoor stores in Texas from January 2010 to March 2011 for about $8.
The recalled Academy pull-on lounge pants for boys and girls, and boxers for girls, are made of 100 percent cotton and have elastic or fabric waistbands. The pants and boxers come in a variety of colors and print designs, including guitars, bikes, skates, footballs, baseballs, softballs, soccer balls, volleyballs, deer, zebra, horses, penguins, and leopards. Some clothing may have the words “cheer,” “champs,” “soccer stars,” “peaceful,” “dance,” or “perfect 10” printed on them. The garments are sold in sizes XS through L for boys or 6 through 14 for girls and have identification numbers on a tag directly under the size tag on the rear section of the waistband. Garments with the following identification numbers are included in this recall: 377676, 377677, 377678, 377679, 454818, 454819, 454820, 454821, 454822, 454823, 454824, 454825, 454826, 454827, 454828, 454829, 466629, 466630, 555571, 555572,564822, 564904, 564938, and 564939.
Rigo can be reached, toll-free, at 1.888.229.1292 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Pacific Time (PT), Monday through Friday, or at Rigo’s web site at www.rigointernational.com.
Gabiano Collection Boys and Girls Pajamas, Sets, and Gowns: 6,000 Units
The recalled sleepwear was imported by Ishtex Textile Products Inc. and sold at children’s clothing and specialty retailers nationwide and online, including at The Pajama Princess in Austin, Texas; Anklebiter’s in Roswell, Georgia; Cute As A Button in Tarboro, North Carolina; Bhumbles in Winder, Georgia; and www.bhumbles.com, from February 2010 to December 2011 for between about $20 and $50. No incidents or injuries linked to these recalled items have been reported, to date.
All styles of boys and girls 100 percent cotton pajamas are involved, including sets, one-piece suits, and gowns in a variety of colors and designs in sizes 2 through 14. “Gabiano” is printed on a tag sewn into the center back neckline of the tops and gown and at the center back of the bottoms. This recall includes style numbers GB201, GB204, GB205, GB207, GB208, GB213, GB215, GB220, GB225, GB230, GB245, GB250, GB260, GB275, GB2001, GB2002, GB2011, GB2012, GB2021, GB2022, GB2031, GB2032, GB2041, GB2042, GB3001, and GB3011. The style number is only printed on the sales tag and does not appear on the garments.
Ishtex Textile Products can be reached, toll-free, at 1.800.935.0914 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time (ET), Monday through Friday; by email at email@example.com; or at the firm’s web site at www.ishtex.com.
Children’s Pajamas: 12,000 Sets
These recalled pajamas were imported by PajamaGram and are 100 percent polyester fleece sold in sizes 12 months to 4T and in boys and girls sizes 6 through 14. “PajamaGram” is printed on the neck tag and the pajamas come in two styles: One-piece hood and feet pajamas, and two-piece sets. Specific details on the model names, colors and descriptions, and GPU numbers (Style and GPU numbers are printed on a second tag sewn into the neck or side of the pajamas and the pajama pants) can be accessed on the CPSC web site at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12204.html. No incidents or injuries have been reported in relation to this recall, to date.
The recalled children’s pajamas were sold on the PajamaGram website, and by telephone and catalogue, from September 2011 through March 2012 for between $26 and $40. PajamaGram can be reached, toll-free, at 1.800.262.1162 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s website at www.pajamagram.com.