Mervyns recalls children's Capri Pants due to choking hazard

18 May '07
2 min read

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Little Girls Capri Pants with Snap Roll Cuff

Units: About 228,000

Distributor: Mervyns, of Hayward, Calif.

Importer: Azmat Group, of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Hazard: The buttons inside the waistband of the pants can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled pants are Ellemenno brand Capri pants sold in girls' sizes 4, 5, 6, 6X, 7 and 8. The pants were sold in a variety of colors including light grey, tan, coral and light aqua blue.

The pants are made of 100% cotton poplin and have a snap at the cuff, the waist band and on the pockets of the pants. Inside of the waistband are two clear buttons and a strip of enclosed elastic for adjusting the fit of the pants. "VN 69047" is printed on the product care label located inside the waist of the pants.

Sold Exclusively at: Mervyns stores nationwide from December 2006 through April 2007.

Manufactured in: Bangladesh

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop their children from wearing the pants and return them to any Mervyns store for a refund.

US Consumer Product Safety Commission

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