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CPSC Announces Recalls

1 Infant Garments Recalled by Rashti & Rashti Due to Choking Hazard

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 1, 2008
Release #08-317

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 594-3730
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Infant Garments Recalled by Rashti & Rashti Due to Choking Hazard

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.

Name of Product: Taggies(tm) Sleep'n Play Infant Garments

Units: About 6,200

Importer: Rashti & Rashti, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The snaps on these garments can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves two Taggies(tm) Sleep 'n Play style infant garments sold in purple or blue and white with style number listed in chart. The infant garments are one piece footed coveralls with snaps down the front. These garments were sold in sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, and 6-9 months. RN #27829 is printed on the care label sewn into the garment. Style numbers are printed on the hangtag of the garments.

Style# | UPC | Color | Description
T21301H | 0-22253-21301-3 | Purple | Butterfly Applique Sleep'n Play (0-3M) T21302H | 0-22253-21302-0 | Purple | Butterfly Applique Sleep'n Play (0-6M) T21301H | 0-22253-21303-7 | Purple | Butterfly Applique Sleep'n Play (6-9M) T20816H | 0-22253-20816-3 | Blue and White | Fun Dog Print Sleep'n Play (0-3M)) T20817H | 0-22253-20817-0 | Blue and White | Fun Dog Print Sleep'n Play (3-6M) T20818H | 0-22253-20818-7 | lue and White | Fun Dog Print Sleep'n Play (6-9M)

Sold at: Buy Buy Baby, Dillards, Nordstrom, and other specialty stores and Internet retailers nationwide from June 2007 through May 2008 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these garments away from children and contact Rashti & Rashti to receive a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Rashti & Rashti at (888) 594-3730 between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.rashtiandrashti.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08317.html

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2. Dollar Redcat Racing Recalls Remote Controlled Toy Vehicles Due to Remote Control Defect

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 1, 2008
Release #08-318

Firm's Recall Hotline: (602) 454-6445
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Redcat Racing Recalls Remote Controlled Toy Vehicles Due to Remote Control Defect

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.

Name of Product: Redcat Racing FM Remote Controlled Vehicles

Units: About 1,400

Distributor: Redcat Racing Co., of Phoenix, Ariz.

Hazard: The remote control unit can lose its signal, causing the toy vehicle to lose control, posing a risk of injury to the user or bystanders.

Incidents/Injuries: Redcat Racing has received about 15 reports of remote control malfunctions. There have been no injuries reported.

Description: The recalled remote controls were included in the remote cars as shown below. These cars were sold in a variety of colors. The model name and numbers are located on the body of the vehicle or on the retail packaging:

Model | Description | Model Number
Hurricane XP (1/8 Road Buggy) | Green/Flame | HURRICANEXP-GF
Orange/Black | HURRICANEXP-OB
Orange/Flame | HURRICANEXP-OF
Yellow/Flame | HURRICANEXP-YF
Hurricane XP Pro(1/8 Road Buggy) | Green/Flame-Blue Aluminum | HURRICANPRO-GF
Silver-Blue Aluminum | URRICANPRO-SB
Yellow/Flame-Blue Aluminum | HURRICANPRO-YF Avalanche XP (1/8 Off Road Truck) | Blue/Yellow | AVALANCHEXP-94087-BY
Red/Green | AVALANCHEXP-94087-RG
Red | AVALANCHEXP-94087-R
Monsoon XP (1/8 Off Road Truggy) | Blue/Yellow | MONSOONXP-94085-BY
Red/White/Blue | MONSOONXP-94085-RWB
Red/Yellow | MONSOONXP-94085-RY
Tsunami Ultrawide (1/10 Truggy) | Blue/Flame | TSUNAMIUW-BF-94110W
Red/Flame | TSUNAMIUW-RF-94110W

Sold by: Authorized dealers nationwide from March 2007 through April 2008 for between $260 and $400.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Redcat Racing for a replacement remote control.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Redcat Racing Co. collect at (602) 454-6445 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or at www.redcatracing.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08318.html

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $800 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270, or visit CPSC's web site at www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. To join a CPSC email subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC's Web site at www.cpsc.gov.


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