Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls
June 14, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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: Emma's Garden® Polka-Dot girls' dresses
Units: About 21,000 in the U.S.; 2,600 in Canada
Importer: The TJX Companies, Inc., of Framingham, Mass.
Hazard: The decorative buttons on the front of the dress can detach, posing a choking hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported in the United States or Canada
Description: 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.
Sold 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.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the dresses away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: 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
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1348