|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2012
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 229-1292
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Children's Lounge Pants and Boxers Recalled by Rigo International Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
Sold Exclusively at Academy Sports and Outdoor
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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Boys and Girls Pull-On Lounge Pants and Girls Boxers
Units: About 210,000
Importer: Rigo International Inc., of Los Angeles
Hazard: The pants and boxers fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injury to children.
Incidents/Injuries: Rigo has received one report of a garment catching fire and causing severe burns to the front and back of both legs of a 9-year-old boy.
Description: The recalled items are Academy pull-on lounge pants for boys and girls, and boxers for girls. The garments are made of 100 percent cotton and have elastic or fabric waistbands. The pants and boxers have 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. The garments 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
|564822, 564904, 564938, 564939
Sold Exclusively at: Academy Sports and Outdoor stores in Texas from January 2010 to March 2011 for about $8.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Children should stop wearing the recalled sleepwear immediately. Consumers should return the sleepwear to Academy for a refund, exchange or store credit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Rigo toll-free at (888) 229-1292 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit Rigo’s website at www.rigointernational.com
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