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         Quiksilver Recalls Children’s Lounge Pants
                     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: Quiksilver and Roxy Girl lounge pants

Distributors: Quiksilver Inc., of Huntington Beach, Calif.

Hazard: These lounge pants fail to meet the children’s 
sleepwear flammability standards, posing a risk of burn 
injury to children, due to the possible ignition of the 
garment. These garments were not labeled or marketed as 
sleepwear, but because they are children’s loungewear, 
they must meet the children’s sleepwear flammability 
standards.

Accidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description and Models: The recalled loungewear was sold 
in girls and boys sizes 7 through 14 in plaid, camouflage, 
floral and heart print patterns with elastic or drawstring 
waistbands. Girls’ items are labeled “ROXY GIRL” and boys’ 
items are labeled “QUIKSILVER”. For specific information 
on which models are included in this recall, consumers 
should contact the firm.

Sold in: Surf and skate shops, specialty stores, and 
department stores nationwide including Macy’s, McCalou’s, 
Nordstrom, Nordstrom Rack, Quiksilver and Roxy retail 
stores and outlets, from September 2003 through January 
2006 for between $20 and $50.

Manufactured In: USA, India and Macao

Remedy: Parents should stop their children from wearing the 
recalled lounge pants immediately and return them to the 
place of purchase for a refund. If consumers are unable to 
return their recalled item back to the place of purchase, 
they should contact the firm.

Consumer Contact: For information, consumers should contact 
Quiksilver Consumer Affairs at (800) 576-4004 between 9 a.m. 
and 5 p.m., PT, or e-mail the firm at 
channels@quiksilver.com

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         J.C. Penney Recalls Lamps For Fire 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: Crazy Daisy 3-in-1 Electronic Motion 
Shade Lamps

Importer: J.C. Penney Corporation Inc., of Plano, Texas

Hazard: The lamp’s electrical circuit board can spark and 
overheat due to an electrical problem, posing a fire hazard 
to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: J.C. Penney has received one report of 
the electric circuit board overheating and melting the 
wires in a lamp. No injuries have been reported.

Description and Models: The recalled lamps have a four-way 
switch that allows the lamp to function as a moving light 
so that patterns revolve around the shade. The lamps can 
be used as a basic lamp or as a night light with glowing 
stripe or floral patterns. The lamp shade is plastic and 
the finish on the base of the lamp is brushed steel.

Sold at: Exclusively at J.C. Penney’s stores nationwide, 
its catalog and its Web site from June 2005 through March 
2006 for about $30.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recall-
ed lamps and return them to any J.C. Penney store for a full 
refund. Lamps purchased through a catalog or through the Web 
site may be returned to the nearest J.C. Penney store with a 
catalog desk.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact J.C. Penney 
toll-free at (888) 333-6063 anytime or visit its Web site at 
www.jcpenney.com

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    ElectroPlasma Lamps Sold at Spencer Gifts Stores
                Recalled for Fire 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: Mars Lightning ElectroPlasma Lamps

Retailer: Spencer Gifts LLC, of Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

Hazard: Arcing between an object and the removable cover of 
the lamp can pose a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Spencer Gifts has experienced two fire 
incidents at two of their stores. One of these fires caused
fire, smoke, and water damage.

Description: The recall involves the Mars Lightning 7001 
dome electroplasma lamp, which simulates lightning bolts 
inside. It has a glass dome glued to a black base. Writing 
under the base includes the SKU number of 00473421, 
“MARS LIGHTNING7001” and “LIGHTNING 2000.”

Sold at: Spencer Gifts stores exclusively nationwide dur-
ing December 2004 for about $30.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product 
and return it to any Spencer Gifts for a store credit.

Consumer Contact: Call Spencer Gifts at (800) 762-0419 
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or for 
more information, visit their Web site at 
www.spencersonline.com

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