Recall: Violation of Federal Flammability Standard Prompts Christy Recall of Women's Robes Sold Exclusively at Bloomingdales


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 30, 2010
Release #10-289
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 261-6326
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Violation of Federal Flammability Standard Prompts Christy Recall of Women’s Robes Sold Exclusively at Bloomingdales

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: Women’s Bathrobes

Units: About 8,600

Importer: Christy, of Charlotte, N.C.

Hazard: The bathrobes fail to meet the federal flammability standard for clothing textiles and pose a risk of burn injury.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a robe igniting. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves women’s wrap bathrobes with long sleeves and a belt. They are made from 100 percent cotton terry cloth in aqua, ivory, white and porcelain pink. A woven label at the neck edge of the robes read “Collection Fifty Nine”.

Sold exclusively at: Bloomingdale’s department stores nationwide and www.bloomingdales.com from January 2008 through March 2010 for about $80.

Manufactured in: Turkey

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled bathrobes immediately and return them to the Domestics Department in any Bloomingdale’s store for a full refund. If the Bloomingdale’s store does not have a Domestics Department, the robe should be returned to the Customer Service Department.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Christy’s at (800) 261-6326 or visit Bloomingdale’s web site at www.bloomingdales.com