|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 12, 2009
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 594-3730
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: Taggies Sleep'n Play Infant Garments
Units: About 16,000 (This recall was first announced in July 2008)
Importer: Rashti & Rashti, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The snaps on these garments can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The July 2008 recall involved two Taggies Sleep 'n Play style infant garments: the Butterfly Applique' and the Fun Dog Print. Subsequent to the recall, two additional Taggies Sleep 'n Play styles, manufactured before July 1, 2008, were identified as also having snap issues. The recall has now been expanded to involve the Dinosaur Applique' and the Pink Toss Print styles. The infant garments are one piece footed coveralls with snaps down the front. These garments were sold in sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, and 6-9 months. RN #27829 is printed on the care label sewn into the garment. Style numbers are printed on the hangtag of the garments. The complete list of style numbers are listed in the chart below:
|T20615H||0-22253-20615-2||Teal||Dinosaur Applique Sleep'n Play (0-3M)|
|T20616H||0-22253-20616-9||Teal||Dinosaur Applique Sleep'n Play (0-6M)|
|T20617H||0-22253-20617-6||Teal||Dinosaur Applique Sleep'n Play (6-9M)|
|T21317H||0-22253-21317-4||Pink and White||Pink Toss Print Sleep'n Play (0-3M)|
|T21318H||0-22253-21318-1||Pink and White||Pink Toss Print Sleep'n Play (3-6M)|
|T21319H||0-22253-21319-8||Pink and White||Pink Toss Print Sleep'n Play (6-9M)|
Sold at: Babies R Us, Buy Buy Baby, Dillards, Nordstrom, and other specialty stores nationwide and Internet retailers from January 2007 through November 2008 for about $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these garments away from children and contact Rashti & Rashti to receive a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Rashti & Rashti at (888) 594-3730 between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.rashtiandrashti.com
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