Thursday, June 12, 2008

Children's Overalls Recalled by Sara Lynn Togs Due to Choking Hazard

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.

Name of Product: Infant and Toddler Shortalls

Units: About 1,800

Manufacturer: Sara Lynn Togs, of Atlanta, Ga.

Hazard: The buttons on the shoulder straps can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Infant and Toddler Gingham and Flannel Shortalls, which are overalls with short pant legs. They have a collegiate appliqué or embroidery on the front. Sizes included in the recall are 6/9 month, 12 month, 18 month, 2T, 3T, & 4T.

Sold at: College bookstores, fan stores, children's boutiques, and gift shops nationwide from March 2007 through February 2008. The Gingham Shortall sold for about $35 and the Flannel Shortall sold for about $24.

Manufactured in: Peru and China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately return the recalled shortalls to Sara Lynn Togs for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Sara Lynn Togs at (800) 426-9377 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.saralynntogs.com

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