|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2011
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 262-1162
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: Hoodie Footie Infant and Toddler Footed Pajamas
Units: About 800
Importer: The Vermont Teddy Bear Co. Inc., dba Pajamagram, of Shelburne, Vt.
Hazard: The metal snaps that attach the hood to pajamas can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: The Hoodie-Footie infant and toddler footed pajamas have a front zipper and a detachable hood. The style "Winter Whimsy" is red fleece with multi-colored penguins, snowmen and snowflake designs. They were sold in infant sizes 0 to 18 months and toddler sizes 2T to 5T. "Hoodie Footie," the size and the code GPU#SUNHFH1 or GPU#SUNHFH2 are printed on a label at the neck of the pajamas.
Sold at: Pajamagram catalogs and on the firm's website www.pajamagram.com from November 2010 through December 2010 for about $30.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pajamas away from children and contact Pajamagram to receive free replacement pajamas plus a $25 gift card.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Vermont Teddy Bear Company/Pajamagram at (800) 262-1162 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.pajamagram.com
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.