Release date: May 19, 1975
Release number: 75-039

Release Details

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced today that it has provisionally accepted a consent order prohibiting Sullcraft Manufacturing Co., Inc., trading as Anson Pajama Co., from selling products which fail to meet the requirements of the Flammable Fabrics Act. The main manufacturing facility for Sullcraft Manufacturing Co., Inc., is located at 166 Carpenter Street, Dushore, Pennsylvania. Anson Pajama Co., the sales organization for Sullcraft Manufacturing Co., Inc., is located at 390 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York.

Specifically, the Commission found that the firm's boy's pajamas in styles 112 and 113, manufactured between July 29, 1972, and July 28, 1973, had cautionary labels affixed to the garments that were not clear and conspicuous, in violation of Section. 5(b) of the Standard for the Flammability of Children's Sleepwear. DOC FF 3-71.

The styles 112 and 113 pajamas come in maroon, blue and other colors and have a printed fabric design of what appears to be a man riding a tractor. They are composed of 50 percent cotton and have long legs and short sleeves. They come in a plastic bag with a blue printed label reading "Permanently Pressed Pajamas" with washing instructions on the reverse side of the bag.

The pajamas have a cautionary flammable warning label sewn to the outside of the waistbands of the garments that are not visible when packed in the plastic bag. The garments do not contain a style number. They are marked with a woven label sewn in the neck giving the registered identification number "RN 16071." The Commission knows of no other way to describe the pajamas.

This announcement is made in the public interest in order to alert customers of the sleepwear's failure to conform to the labeling requirements of the flammability standard.

This action is voluntary and does not constitute an admission of guilt by tile company. A violation of the consent order could result in civil penalties up to $5,000 per violation.

The complaint and consent order will remain on the public record for comment through July 18, 1975. Interested persons may submit comments to the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 1750 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20207.

After reviewing any comments, the Commission will decide whether to accept the agreement or withdraw its provisional acceptance.

Further information on this consent order may be obtained through the Bureau of Compliance, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, D.C. 20207.

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