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Safety Alert

Youth Loungewear Pants Recalled by M&M'S World Store Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

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: Youth Loungewear Pants

Hazard: The youth loungewear pants fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injury to children.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: M&M'S World at (800) 681-5187 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.mmsworld.com and click on the "Product Recall" link at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 19,000

Description: This recall involves youth loungewear pants. The youth loungewear pants came in two prints, one with an allover boxed M&M'S® character print and the second with an allover M&M'S® candy print. Both youth loungewear pants are 100% cotton and were sold in youth sizes small through XL. The recalled garments have a label sewn inside the waistband with the product's identification number that includes the last four digits as the date of manufacture in MMYY format. The recalled youth loungewear pants have identification numbers ending in 0711, 0212, 1112, 0313, 0413 or 0713.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled youth loungewear pants away from children, stop using them and return them to M&M'S World for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: M&M'S World stores nationwide from July 2011 through November 2014 for about $22.

Importers: Mars Retail Group, of Mount Arlington, N.J.

Manufactured in: China