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Girls’ Jeans for Toddlers Recalled by Parigi Due to Choking Hazard
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: Girls’ Jeans for Toddlers
Units: About 1,600 units
Importer: Parigi Group, Ltd., of New York, NY
Hazard: Decorative rhinestones and sequins on the jeans’ pockets can pose a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves “Baby Phat” branded jeans for toddlers in sizes 2T to 4T. Style number BM02545 can be found on a label sewn in the rear waistband. The rear pockets have colored rhinestones and sequins attached and the right rear pocket has an appliqué of a cat below the sequins.
Sold at: Various specialty stores nationwide and online through Amazon.com from May 2010 through June 2010 for about $13.
Manufactured in: China.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the jeans away from children and return them to the retail store where they were purchased for a full refund, or contact the firm for instructions on how to return the product by mail for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Parigi Group collect at (212) 378-1205 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.parigigroup.com