Recall: Emma's Garden Polka-Dot girls' dresses
On 2011-06-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Emma's Garden Polka-Dot girls' dresses due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2011 for about $13.
About 20,000 units are involved in this The TJX Companies dress recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Shirts, Tops & Dresses category in 2011.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 926-6299
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What is the problem?
The decorative buttons on the front of the dress can detach, posing a choking hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Emma's Garden polka-dot dresses. The girls' dresses in sizes 12 months to 5T were sold in black and white and pink and white. There are three decorative buttons which are round, white and approximately 3/4 inch in diameter. Dresses sold in the United States have neck tags bearing tracking number TJX-80327TDS1.
This item was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1348
These items were sold new+ at T.J. Maxx sold the pink and white design and Marshalls sold the black and white design in the United States from February 2011 through May 2011 for about $13. Winners stores sold both designs in Canada, from March 2011 through April 2011 for about $17.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take the dresses away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
For additional information, consumers in the United States should call (800) 926-6299 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the websites www.tjmaxx.com or www.marshallsonline.com. Consumers in Canada should call toll-free (800) 646-9466 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the website www.winners.ca
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
None reported in the United States or Canada
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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