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        Children’s Bathrobes Sold at Ross Stores 
              Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Com-
mission, 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: “Que Cute” Children’s Bathrobes

Importer: Roden Industries Inc., Hollywood, Fla.

Hazard: These bathrobes fail to meet the children’s sleep-
wear flammability standard, and pose a burn hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been 
reported.

Description: The recalled bathrobes are made of 100 per-
cent cotton terrycloth. The bathrobes were sold in 
several color combinations including: white with pink 
pockets and a green collar; dark blue with yellow pockets 
and an orange collar; and light pink with a hood with pig 
ears, eyes, and nose. The recalled robes were infant and 
toddler sizes. A label on the inside of the garment reads, 
“Que Cute.”

Sold at: Ross Stores nationwide during February 2006 for 
about $4.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop wearing these 
bathrobes and return them to any Ross Store for a full 
refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact 
Ross Stores toll-free at (877) 455-7677 between 8:30 
a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday. Consumers 
also can visit the Ross Stores’ Web site at 
www.rossstores.com

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         Regal Lager Inc. Recalls Travel Cots
               Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Com-
mission, 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: “phil & teds” T2 Travel Cots

Distributor: Regal Lager Inc., of Kennesaw, Ga.

Hazard: The plastic cap on the corner connectors can 
come loose, posing a small parts choking hazard to 
young children.

Incidents/Injuries: Regal Lager has received one report 
of a cap found in a child’s mouth. No injuries were 
reported.

Description: The recalled travel cot consists of an 
aluminum frame with four legs that holds a fabric 
enclosure for a small child with mesh windows on all 
sides and a zippered mesh opening on the top. The cot 
has big black labels on each long side with a white T 
in a red circle, as well as phil & teds logos on each 
short end.

Sold by: Baby Furniture and baby product stores nation-
wide and through Web retailers from June 2005 through 
August 2006 for about $150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these cots 
immediately, and contact Regal Lager for a free 
repair kit.

Consumer Contact: Call Regal Lager Inc. at (800) 
593-5522 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday 
through Friday, or e-mail the firm at 
info@regallager.com. This recall information also 
can be found on the firm’s Web site at 
www.regallager.com

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           Advantus Corp. Recalls Desk Lamps
                  Due to Burn Hazard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily con-
ducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Con-
sumers should stop using the product immediately unless 
otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Ledu-Brand Desk Lamps

Distributor: Advantus Corp., of Jacksonville, Fla. 

Hazard: The plastic near the bulb of these lamps can 
overheat and melt. This poses a burn hazard to consumers 
who could touch the hot plastic.

Incidents/Injuries: Advantus Corp. has received two 
reports of lamps overheating. No injuries have been 
reported.

Description: These are Ledu-brand desk lamps with 
model number L462BK . The model number is written on 
the packaging. This recall involves lamps containing 
a serial number on the bottom of the lamp between 
A462050400001 and A462050401002. They also have a 
metallic UL foil sticker with E149992 written on it. 

Sold at: Sold by commercial office products dealers 
nationwide during May 2006 for about $145.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the lamps immediate-
ly and return them to the retailer where purchased for 
a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Call Advantus Corp. at (800) 771-0529 
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or 
visit the company’s Web site at www.advantus.com

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