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Family Dollar Creepy Cape Halloween Costumes

Description: Family Dollar Recalls "Creepy Cape" Costumes Due to Flammability Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2006 Release #07-021 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 547-0359 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Family Dollar Recalls "Creepy Cape" Costumes Due to Flammability Hazard 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: "Creepy Cape" Halloween Costumes Units: About 120,000 Importer: TONY Development & Manufacturing (USA), of Montclair, N.J. Retailer: Family Dollar Inc., of Matthews, N.C. Hazard: These vinyl capes fail to meet the standard for the flammability of vinyl plastic film, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recall involves 40-inch black vinyl capes with a stand-up collar. A white sticker on the collar of the cape reads, "FLAME RETARDANT PVC" and "MADE IN CHINA." The packaging shows a green-skinned vampire wearing a black cape. Writing on the packaging includes "CREEPY CAPE," "Ages 6 To 60," and "NO. 53600." Sold at: Family Dollar stores nationwide from August 2005 through October 2006 for about $2. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled capes and return them to any Family Dollar store for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Family Dollar toll-free at (800) 547-0359 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at [Learn More]

Family Dollar Creepy Cape Halloween Costumes Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date10/31/2006
Recall ID3475
Recall Number07021
Product TypeClothing (Children)
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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