March 19, 2007
Hanna Andersson Recalls Children's Loungewear 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: Hanna Andersson Children's Crossover Tee and Lounge Pant Sets and Cropped Johns
Units: About 12,300
Distributor: Hanna Andersson of Portland, Ore.
Hazard: The recalled garments fail to meet the children's sleepwear flammability standards. The Crossover Tee and Lounge Pant sets were marketed as loungewear. The Cropped Johns were not marketed as loungewear, but could be used as loungewear. The children's sleepwear flammability standards require sleepwear, including loungewear, to be either snug-fitting or flame resistant.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: The Children's Crossover Tee and Lounge Pant set and the Cropped Johns have the name "Hanna Andersson" on the sewn-in label. The Crossover Tee and Lounge Pant set and the Cropped Johns were sold in girls' sizes 80 cm through 160 cm. Women's sizes are not subject to this recall. For photos of all the recalled garments, go to www.hannaandersson.com
Sold in: Hanna Andersson stores nationwide, and through the Hanna Andersson catalog and Web site from Summer 2004 through November 2006 for the average price of $35.
Manufactured in: Peru
Remedy: Stop using the recalled garments immediately, and return them to Hanna Andersson for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should contact Hanna Andersson at (800) 222-0544 between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. PT, any day, or go to their Website at www.hannaandersson.com
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