Recall: PapaBear Loungeabouts Children's Pajamas and Sleepwear
On 2012-02-28, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding PapaBear Loungeabouts Children's Pajamas and Sleepwear due to a potential burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2004.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Papa Bear Loungeabouts sleepwear recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Sleepwear & Loungewear category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The garments fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injury to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all styles of pajama sets (tops and bottoms), separate pajama pants and nightgowns sold in boys and girls sizes 0-6X and 7-14. A garment label with the name "Papa Bear Loungeabouts" and a picture of a bear is sewn into the center back neckline on the outside of the garments. A hanging label features the same name and image. The sleepwear is 100% cotton poplin or 100% cotton flannel and the different styles come in a variety of colors and novelty print designs, including: bling, cows, Scotty dogs, hotrods, basketball, sports, vintage, rodeo, rock and roll, ballerinas, popcorn and more.
These items were sold new+ at Children's clothing and specialty retailers nationwide and online, including Pagamamania, Sleepyheads, Pajamaheaven, Bright Beginnings, Bestdressed Kids, Comfykid.com, My Baby Pamamas, Pajama Company and Zulily, from January 2004 to December 2011.
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 stop using the recalled sleepwear immediately and return the product to the retailer where the product was purchased for a refund, exchange or store credit.
For additional information, please contact the retailer from whom you purchased your recalled products. Participating in this recall are the following retailers with their contact details:
- CCS Group d/b/a Pajamamania: 866-472-5262, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; includes Sleepyheads and Pajamaheaven of Erlanger, Ky.; websites: www.pajamamania.com, www.sleepyheads.com
- Cotton Tots, Inc. d/b/a Bright Beginnings and Bestdressed Kids of Austin, Tx.: 512-453-0433, Email: email@example.com; website: www.bestdressedkids.com
- Comfykid.com of San Jose, Calif.: 877-479-9040, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.comfykid.com
- My Baby Pajamas, LLC of Scottsdale, Ariz.: 480-330-6380, email@example.com; website: www.mybabypajamas.com
- Pajama Company of New Canaan, Conn.: 877-757-4386 firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.thepajamacompany.com
- Zulily, Inc. of Seattle, Wash.: 855-812-0945 email@example.com; website: www.zulily.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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