May 16, 2007
Samara Brothers Recalls Boys' Three-Piece Short Set Due to Choking 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: Three Piece Short Sets
Units: About 720
Manufacturer: Samara Brothers LLC, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The decorative fish buttons on the shorts and shirt could detach, posing a choking hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves a boys' three piece shorts set. The set consists of green plaid shorts, a polo-style solid shirt trimmed with a blue and green stripe, and a green plaid hat. The short sets were sold in three sizes: 2T, 3T and 4T. The style numbers are 20873H94 GRN and 40873H94 GRN, which was written on the hangtag attached. The brand is "Sam Says," which is written on the collar tag of the shirt.
Sold: Through major department and discount department stores nationwide from April 2006 through March 2007 for between $8 and $20.
Manufactured in: Bangladesh
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the products immediately and carefully cut the threads to remove the decorative fish buttons found on the shirt and shorts. Consumers should dispose of these buttons.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Samara Brothers at (800) 985-9975 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.samararecall.com, or e-mail the firm at email@example.com
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