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Girls’ Jeans for Toddlers Recalled by Parigi Due to Choking Hazard


WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–March 16, 2011.  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

Picture of recalled jeans, detail of back pockets

Picture of recalled jeans

 

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 it by visiting www.saferproducts.gov

Source: cpsc.gov

 


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