|November 15, 2007
Bon-Ton Recalls Children’s Bath Robes Due to Burn Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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 and Boys Bath Robes
Units: About 1,000
Retailer: The Bon-Ton Department Stores Inc., of York, Pa.
Hazard: The recalled bath robes fail to meet the children’s sleepwear flammability standard, posing a risk of burn injuries to children if the robe caught fire.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves “Miss Attitude” girls bath robes with GPU #5500-K660504 (Solid purple with frog and rainbow appliqué) and GPU # 5500-K660474 (Pink Leopard print) and “URIT” boys bath robes with GPU # 5500-K660495 (Blue solid with sport appliqué) and GPU# 5500-K660496 (Green camouflage print). “URIT,” “Miss Attitude,” and the GPU# can be found in the tags sewn in the center back neck of the garment.
Sold by: Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s, Younkers, and Carson Pirie Scott stores nationwide and Parisian (Detroit area only) from September 2007 through October 2007 for between $25 and $40.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these children’s robes immediately and return them to any of the stores listed above for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Bon-Ton at (866) 798-2875 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.bonton.com
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