|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 19, 2006
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 455-7677
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
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Children's Bathrobes Sold at Ross Stores Recalled Due to Burn Hazard
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: "Que Cute" Children's Bathrobes
Units: About 740
Importer: Roden Industries Inc., Hollywood, Fla.
Hazard: These bathrobes fail to meet the children's sleepwear flammability standard, and pose a burn hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled bathrobes are made of 100 percent cotton terrycloth. The bathrobes were sold in several color combinations including: white with pink pockets and a green collar; dark blue with yellow pockets and an orange collar; and light pink with a hood with pig ears, eyes, and nose. The recalled robes were infant and toddler sizes. A label on the inside of the garment reads, "Que Cute."
Sold at: Ross Stores nationwide during February 2006 for about $4.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop wearing these bathrobes and return them to any Ross Store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Ross Stores toll-free at (877) 455-7677 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday. Consumers also can visit the Ross Stores' Web site at www.rossstores.com
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