December 9, 1999Gap Inc. Recalls Flammable Children's Pajamas
Full refund and $10.00 gift
certificate offered for the return of one of the recalled garments
Francisco, CA (SafetyAlerts) - Gap
Inc. is voluntarily recalling about 231,000 children's pajamas sold at Gap and Old Navy
stores. The pajama sets fail to meet federal children's sleepwear flammability standards.
The standards require sleepwear to be flame-resistant, and if the fabric ignites, the
flame must self-extinguish. Failure to meet the flammability standards presents a risk of
serious burns to children.
Gap Inc. has not received any reports
of injuries related to these pajama sets. Gap Inc. is voluntarily conducting this recall
to help prevent the possibility of injury. All recalled pajamas have been removed from
The six different styles of pajamas
being recalled are all made with 100 percent polyester fabric. The pajamas have style
numbers 353558, 353554, 733002, 733032, 466291 and 67060. The style numbers are located on
labels sewn into the side seams or collar of the garments.
Style 353558 are two-piece,
front-button style with long sleeves and long pants. These flannel pajama sets come in
yellow with penguin print or navy blue with bear print. The sets are labeled
"Gap," and "100% polyester." They were sold in sizes 2 through 14.
Style 353554 are two-piece,
front-button style with long sleeves and long pants. These fleece pajama sets come in
white, blue and pink with a snowflake print. The sets are labeled "Gap," and
" 100% polyester." They were sold in sizes 2 through 14.
Style 733002 are one-piece,
footed, zipper-front style with long sleeves. These fleece pajamas come in blue with a
white snowflake print. The pajamas are labeled, "baby GAP," and "100%
polyester." There were sold in infant and toddler sizes XS through 4XL.
Style 733032 are one-piece,
footed, zipper-front style with long sleeves. These fleece pajamas come in black and white
pony print and a cheetah print. The pajamas are labeled "babyGap," and
"100% polyester." They were sold in infant and toddler sizes XS through 4XL.
Style 466291 are one-piece,
footed, zipper-front style with long sleeves. These fleece pajamas come in navy with a
white star print. The pajamas are labeled "babyGap," and "100%
polyester." There were sold in infant and toddler sizes XS through 3XL.
Style 674060 are two-piece,
front button top with long sleeve, long pants. The sets come in lavender or blue with
white piping around the pant cuff with a shirt that has piping around the collar, front
placket and cuff. The pajamas are labeled "Old Navy," and 100% polyester."
They were sold in infant size 6-12 months through toddler size 2T-3T.
GapKids, babyGap, Gap Outlet and Old
Navy stores nationwide sold these pajamas from August 1999 through December 1999 for
between $20 and $39.
Today's recall announcement is the
re-issuance of the recall of the pajama sets announced December 2, 1999 by Gap Inc., and
includes five additional style pajama sets that were tested and failed the federal
Parents and caregivers should
immediately stop allowing children to wear these pajamas and return them to any Gap or Old
Navy location for a refund and a $10 gift certificate.
For more information, consumers
should call Gap Inc. at (800) GAPSTYLE or (800) OLD NAVY between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. PT
Monday through Friday, or go to their web site at The
Gap. com or www.oldnavy.com.
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