August 9, 2006

Quiksilver Recalls Children’s Lounge Pants 

Name of Product: Quiksilver and Roxy Girl lounge pants

Units: About 48,000

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.

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.

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