Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Children's Pajamas Recalled by Empress Arts Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standards

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: Children's Pajamas

Hazard: The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Empress Arts toll-free at (844) 295-8181 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT daily or online at www.empressarts.com then click on "Product Recall" for more information.

Units: About 1,400

Description: This recall involves Empress Arts 100 percent cotton children's two-piece pajamas sets, sold in boys and girls sizes 12 mos. to toddler size 4. The pajama sets were sold in four styles: Blue Dot, Blue Stripe, Pink Dot and Pink Floral. "Empress Arts" is on a label at the back of the neck of the tops and the center back of the waist on the bottoms which have an elastic waistband and drawstring.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should take the pajamas away from children and return them to Empress Arts for a $36 online credit at www.empressarts.com plus free shipping.

Sold at: Children's boutiques nationwide and online at www.empressarts.com from December 2012 to April 2014 for about $36.

Importer: Airwell of France; CNA of Wood Dale, Ill.; Danby of Ontario, Canada; De'Longhi of Italy; Frigidaire, of Charlotte, N.C.; GE Appliances, of Louisville, Ky.; Gree USA Sales Ltd. of City of Industry, Calif.; IRP of Pineville, N.C.; MJC America Ltd. dba Soleus International Inc. of Walnut, Calif.; and Sunrise of Quebec, Canada.

Manufacturer: Empress Arts Ltd. of Valencia, Calif.

Manufactured in: China