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Atico Surf Club Children's Arm Band Pool Floats

Código SIAR: 20024
Categoría: Artículos de puericultura y equipo para niños
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2005/CPSC-Atico-International-USA-Inc-Announce-Recall-of-Childrens-Arm-Band-Pool-Floats-Sold-at-CVS-Stores-
Fecha de Publicación: 02 sep, 2005
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Atico; CVS; Surf Club
Descripción del Defecto: Atico International USA, Inc. Recall of Children’s Arm Band Pool Floats Sold at CVS Stores NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 2, 2005 Release #05-257 Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 546-4835 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, Atico International USA, Inc. Announce Recall of Children’s Arm Band Pool Floats Sold at CVS Stores WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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: Surf Club™ Arm Bands Units: About 480,000 pairs Agent: Atico International USA, Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Importer: CVS Pharmacy, Inc., of Woonsocket, R.I. Hazard: The seams of the inflatable arm bands can tear, causing them to deflate. This poses a drowning hazard to young children. Incidents/Injuries: Atico International has received two reports of the seams of inflatable arm bands tearing during use. No injuries have been reported. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries. Description: The recalled plastic inflatable arm band pool floats are bright orange on the outside and white on the inside with an inflation valve on each side. They are imprinted with a “Surf Club” logo, “CVS/pharmacy,” and “Caution: This is not a lifesaving device. Do not leave child unattended while in use.” When inflated, the arm bands measure about 8-inches long by 6-inches wide. Sold at: CVS stores nationwide from April 2003 through August 2005 for about $1. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Parents should immediately stop their children from using the recalled arm band pool floats and return them to CVS for a full refund. Consumer Contact: Consumers with questions should call Atico toll-free at (877) 546-4835 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s Web site at www.aticousa.com