Girls' Capri Pants Recalled

Date:
May 17, 2007
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
Mervyns
The Danger:
The buttons inside the waistband of the pants can detach and pose a choking hazard to young children.
Description:
This recall includes about 228,000 girls' Ellemenno brand capri pants made of 100 percent cotton poplin and sold in sizes 4, 5, 6, 6X, 7, and 8. The pants were sold in a variety of colors, including light gray, tan, coral, and light aqua blue. They have a snap at the cuff, at the waist band, and on the pockets of the pants. Inside the waistband are two clear buttons and a strip of enclosed elastic for adjusting the fit of the pants. "VN 69047" is printed on the product care label located inside the waist of the pants.
Sold At:
Mervyns stores nationwide from December 2006 through April 2007 for about $20.
What To Do:
Immediately stop your children from wearing the pants and return them to any Mervyns store for a refund. For additional information, contact Mervyns at (800) 637-8967 (800mervyns) between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit their Web site at www.mervyns.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07187.html

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