Avon Infant Santa Outfits Recalled

Date:
April 24, 2008
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
Avon Products
The Danger:
The pom poms on the 2006 and 2007 outfit and the snaps on the 2007 outfit can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Description:
The recall involves about 17,000 Santa Outfits with RN#120273 printed on the care label. The outfits were sold in sizes 3 to 18 months.
  • The 2006 outfit includes a red hat decorated with a white pom-pom and a red one-piece suit with white collar and cuffs, and stitched black belt and boots.
  • The 2007 Santa outfit includes a red hat decorated with a white pom-pom, a red-and-white-striped bodysuit with a Santa Claus face on the chest, red overall pants with suspenders, and a red bib with a Santa Claus face on top. Two snaps fasten the bodysuit at the shoulder and three snaps fasten the suit between the legs.
Sold At:
Avon Independent Sales Representatives in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands from August 2006 through November 2007 for about $15 for the 2006 outfit and about $20 for the 2007 outfit.
What To Do:
Take the 2007 outfit away from children immediately and contact Avon for a refund. Consumers with the 2006 outfit should immediately remove the pom-pom from the hat. For additional information, contact Avon at (888) 993-9903 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.avon.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08563.html

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