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

Jun 30, 2010, 14:39 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, June 30 /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.

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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.

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

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054. To join a CPSC e-mail subscription list, please go to https://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx. Consumers can obtain recall and general safety information by logging on to CPSC's Web site at www.cpsc.gov.

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 261-6326

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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