June 30, 1999
Release # 99-133b
(301) 504-0580 Ext. 1183
CPSC, Gymboree Corp. Announce Recall of Toddler
Burlingame, CA (SafetyAlerts)
- Gymboree Corp. is voluntarily recalling about 7,000 toddler boys 5-pocket denim jeans.
The waist snap on the jeans can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Gymboree has received one report of the snap
coming off these jeans, but there have been no reports of injuries.
These indigo-colored jeans were sold in children
sizes small (2- 3), medium (3-4), large (4-5), XL (5-6) and XXL (6-7). A red and blue
label on the jeans reads, "GYMSPORT," and "Made in Mexico."
Gymboree stores nationwide sold these jeans from
March 1999 through June 1999 for about $19.
Consumers should return the jeans to a Gymboree
store for a refund.
For more information, call Gymboree at (800)
558-9885 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PDT Monday through Friday.
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