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July 10, 1996 (301) 504-7063
Release # 96-164

CPSC and Zazou Scarves Announce Scarf Recall

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Zazou Scarves of Berkeley, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 7,640 dangerously flammable sheer rayon scarves. The sale of the scarves violates the federal Flammable Fabrics Act because the scarves present a serious risk of burn injuries. In fact, these scarves typically burn faster than newspaper.

Zazou Scarves and CPSC are not aware of any injuries associated with these scarves. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.

The scarves, measuring 34 inches by 72 inches, have labels that read in part, "ZAZOU... 100% RAYON ... DRY CLEAN ONLY ... MADE IN INDIA." The 100 percent rayon scarves were available in a variety of colors, designs, and patterns, including scarves depicting water flowers.

Retail boutiques and gift shops sold the scarves nationwide from November 1995 through April 1996 for $12 to $30.

CPSC urges consumers to immediately stop wearing the scarves that may be involved in this recall. These flammable sheer 100 percent rayon scarves should be returned to the retailers where they were purchased. Retailers taking part in this recall will provide a full refund upon return of the recalled scarves. For more information about this recall, consumers should call Zazou Scarves at (800) 274-1868, or write to the company at 249 Fifth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710.

Some scarves that meet these descriptions do not violate the federal Flammable Fabrics Act. Consumers should call Zazou to determine if their scarf is involved in this recall.

CPSC discovered this hazard during a joint CPSC/U.S. Customs import surveillance program. Zazou Scarves is changing fabrics for future scarf shipments to ensure that flammability requirements are met.

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