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Target Recalls Children’s Two-Piece Pajama Sets Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard which poses a Burn Hazard
Posted By News Staff On Thursday, January 17, 2013 @ 3:00 am In News | No Comments
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. The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards posing a burn hazard to children.
It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Children’s two-piece pajama sets
Units: About 560,000
Importer: Target Corp., of Minneapolis, MN.
Manufacturer: Makalot Garments Co. Ltd., of Taiwan
Hazard: The children’s cotton or cotton/fleece pajamas sets fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, because they do not meet the tight-fitting sizing requirements. This poses a burn hazard to children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: This recall involves Target Circo and Xhilaration children’s cotton or cotton/fleece two-piece pajama sets. They were sold in infant and toddler sizes 12M, 2T, 3T, 4T and 5T, and in girls and boys sizes XS, S, M, L and XL. There are a variety of colors and designs, including stars, dots, skulls, peace signs, cats, owls, footballs and camouflage. To see a complete list of item numbers included in this recall, visit the firm’s website . The item number is located on a tag on the shirt’s side seam and on the pants at the waist. A tag printed on the neck of the pajamas states “Circo” or “Xhilaration”, “Wear snug-fitting not flame resistant” and the item number. The pajamas were also sold with a yellow hangtag that states, “For child’s safety, garment should fit snugly. This garment is not flame resistant. Loose-fitting garment is more likely to catch fire.”
Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide and online at target.com from August 2012 through November 2012 for between $8.00 and $13.00.
Manufactured in: Vietnam and Cambodia
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pajamas away from children and return them to any Target for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Target; at 800.440.0680, from 7:00am to 6:00pm CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.target.com  and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a significant decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or re-sell a recalled product.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov  or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800.638.2772 or teletypewriter at 800.638.8270 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov , on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.
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