|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 5, 2010
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 449-0604
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: Roberta Roller Rabbit Children's Kimono Robe, Lounge Sets and Slumber Short Sets
Units: About 9,200
Importer: Roberta Roller Rabbit by Roberta Freymann, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The recalled sleepwear fails to meet the federal children's sleepwear flammability standard, posing a burn hazard to children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves long sleeved children's kimono robes, lounge sets and slumber short sets. The garments were sold in sizes 0 (12months), 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10. A yellow label at the inside neck reads "Roberta Roller Rabbit."
Sold at: Roberta Roller Rabbit retail stores in New York, N.Y.; East Hampton, N.Y. and Santa Monica, Calif. from January 2005 through February 2010 for $50.00.
Manufactured in: India
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled robes and lounge sets immediately and return them to a Roberta Roller Rabbit retail store for a store credit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Roberta Roller Rabbit toll-free at (877) 449-0604 between 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.RobertaRollerRabbit.com (pdf)
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