1. NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 3, 2008
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 541-1345
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Doll Clothing Sets Recalled by Manhattan Group Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
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.
Name of Product: Groovy Fashions(tm) Sassy Jammies(tm) Doll Clothing Sets
Units: About 9,200
Manufacturer: Manhattan Group, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: Surface paints on the pajama pants contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled doll clothing set features a two-piece pajama set, eye mask and slippers. The pajama top is pink satin and the pants are dark brown with multiple-colored flowers printed on them.
Sold at: Mail order, Internet and specialty gift stores nationwide from January 2008 through October 2008 for about $12.
Manufactured in: Indonesia
Remedy: Consumers should take the product away from young children immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund or store credit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Manhattan Group at (800) 541-1345 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.manhattantoy.com
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