Basic Editions Girls' Clothing Sets Recalled by Kmart; Drawstrings at Waist Pose Entrapment Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 6, 2007
Release #08-117

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 659-7026
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Basic Editions Girls' Clothing Sets Recalled by Kmart; Drawstrings at Waist Pose Entrapment 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: Basic Editions-brand girls' clothing sets

Units: About 13,000

Importer: Millennium Apparel Group, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The recalled pants have a drawstring at the waist that can pose an entrapment or entanglement hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled two-piece clothing set has olive-colored knit pants with a fully-tunneled waist drawstring and a pink short-sleeved top with necktie. The set was sold in the following girls' sizes: 4/5, 6/6X, 7/8, and 10/12.

Sold at: Kmart stores nationwide during July 2007 for about $17 per set

Manufactured in: Pakistan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the drawstrings to eliminate the hazard.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kmart at (800) 659-7026 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.kmart.com

Picture of Recalled Girls' Clothing Sets

 Picture of Recalled Girls' Clothing Sets