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