|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE |
May 22, 2008
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 902-2798
Disney Store Recalls Pirates of the Caribbean Sleeping Bags Due to Violation of Lead Paint StandardWASHINGTON, 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: Pirates of the Caribbean Sleeping Bags
Units: About 4,100
Retailer: Disney Store, of Pasadena, Calif.
Importer: Hoop Retail Stores LLC, of Secaucus, N.J.
Hazard: The surface paint on the sleeping bag’s zipper pull contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled Pirates of the Caribbean sleeping bags have a cartoon pirate design of Davey Jones and Jack Sparrow on the front. Style number F1652B0003 is printed on the logo label inside the sleeping bags. The sleeping bag with the skull art design is not included in this recall.
Sold exclusively at: Disney stores nationwide from April 2007 through October 2007 for about $25.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled sleeping bags away from children and return them to any Disney Store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Disney Store toll-free at (866) 902-2798 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.disneystore.com