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

Mar 16, 2011, 12:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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.

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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 applique 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.

Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11173.html.

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 https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx.

Firm's Recall Hotline: (212) 378-1205

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908



SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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