CPSC RECALL – Suave Kids Bath Sets Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Choking. Get the Details NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2006 Release #06-267 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 628-5687 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Suave Kids Bath Sets Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Choking, Other Hazards WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms 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: Suave Kids Bath Set Units: About 11,000 Manufacturer: Almar Sales Co., of New York, NY Hazard: Items in the baths sets contain small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children. Additionally, some of the handles on the carrying case are long enough to pose a strangulation hazard. Also, the plastic carrying case poses a danger of suffocation. Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or incidents have been reported. Description: This recall involves “Suave” brand bath sets that contain a 3-in-1 shampoo, bath sponge, and various other toy animal and character bath products. The baths sets are packaged in brightly colored vinyl bags with a clear window. Style numbers involved in this recall are: SVK 9498, 9499, 9501, 9506, 9507 and 9508. The style numbers are located on the back and/or bottom right corner of the package, above the UPC code. Sold at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from March 2006 through June 2006 for about $10. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should stop using these bath sets and either dispose of them or return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Almar Sales at (800) 251-2522 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or e-mail the firm at recall@almarsales.com To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06267.html
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