|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
||CONTACT: Kim Dulic|
|February 3, 2000
|Release # 00-061|
CPSC, Firms Announce Recall of Toy Chests, Ladies' Robes, Men's
Sweatshirts, and Vanguard Engines and Fuel Filters
This press release consists of four recalls. Please choose the appropriate recall below.
- Toy Chests - Thornwood Furniture Manufacturing, of Phoenix, Ariz., is recalling about 400 toy chests for replacement because the lids on these toy chests could fall onto a child's head or neck.
- Ladies' Fleece Robes - HANRO USA Inc. of New York, N.Y., is recalling about 2,100 ladies' robes. The robes fail to meet federal flammability standards for clothing and can ignite readily, presenting a serious risk of burn injuries.
- Men's Sweatshirts - Eddie Bauer, of Redmond, Wash., is recalling about 2,000 men's sweatshirts. The sweatshirts, which fail to meet federal mandatory standards for fabric flammability, could ignite readily and present a serious risk
of burn injuries in violation of the Federal Flammable Fabrics Act.
- Vanguard V-Twin Engines and Fuel Filters - Briggs & Stratton Corp., of Milwaukee, Wis., is voluntarily recalling about 2,600 Vanguard V-twin gasoline engines with 9-quart fuel tanks. The fuel filters on these engines can leak gasoline, posing a fire hazard to consumers.