Thursday, June 4, 2009

Children's Loungewear Recalled by Warm Biscuit Bedding Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standards

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: Children's Loungewear Garments

Units: About 9,500

Distributer: Warm Biscuit Bedding Co., of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The loungewear garments fail to meet children's sleepwear federal flammability standards which require sleepwear, including loungewear, to be either snug-fitting or flame resistant.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves loungewear sets for children described as "Lounge-Around-the-Housewear", "Lounge-About-Housewear" or "Short sets." The garments were sold in a variety of styles, colors and printed fabrics. They were sold in sizes S (1-2 yr), M (2-3 yr), L (3-4 yr), XL (4-5 yr), 6 yr, 7 yr and 8 yr. All of the garments have a label on the inside that says: "These garments do NOT comply with the Federal Flammability Standards and therefore are not suitable for sleepwear". The style numbers are 301101, 301102 and 301103 and are located on the packaging.

Sold by: Warm Biscuit Bedding catalogs and Web site from January 2000 through March 2009 for between $39 and $45.

Manufactured in: China and United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these children's loungewear garments immediately and contact Warm Biscuit Bedding to receive a store credit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Warm Biscuit Bedding at (800) 231-4231 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday or visit the firm's Web site at www.warmbiscuit.com. Consumers also can write to: Warm Biscuit Bedding Company, 140 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038.

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