December 12, 2003
 

 

Zutopia (a division of Wet Seal Inc.) Announces Recall of Girl’s Loungewear

 

Name of product: Zutopia” Girl’s loungewear (15 different styles)

Units: 5,500

Distributor/Retailer: The Wet Seal Inc., of Foothill Ranch, Calif.

Hazard: The loungewear failed to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear posing a risk of serious burn injuries to children. The standard requires sleepwear, including loungewear, to be flame resistant and if the garment ignites, the flame must self-extinguish.

Description: The 15 different styles of loungewear involved in this recall are available in girl’s sizes small through extra-large (equivalent to girl’s sizes 7-14). The following items are involved in the recall and are labeled “Zutopia”:

Type

Description

Price

R/N#

3254

Two-piece, camisole and capri pant

Blue with “Stick with me, my dreams come true” on the Camisole and on the Capri

$26.50

106503

3256

Two-piece, tank and capri pant set

White and light blue with “Angel’s Car-Hop” on the tank

$26.50

106503

S3258

Two-piece, camisole and short set

White and navy with “Funky Monkey” on the camisole

$18.50

106503

3252

Two-piece, tank and capri pant set

Red with “Chit-Chat Telephone Co.” on the tank

$26.50

106503

3255

Two-piece, camisole and capri pant set

Red and white with “Your Lips keep moving… but all I hear is ‘Blah, Blah, Blah’ ” on the camisole and “Blah, Blah, Blah” on the capri pant

$26.50

106503

3261

Two-piece, camisole and short set

White and pink with “DJ Scratchy Itchy” on the camisole and hearts and notes on the short

$18.50

106503

3262

Two-piece, camisole and capri pant set

White and pink with “Sparky’s Bowling & Rolling Rink…” on the camisole

$26.50

106503

3257

Two-piece, camisole and capri pant set

Multi-colored set with “Cutie” on the camisole

$26.50

106503

3267

Capri pant

Light blue with pink poodles and polka dots

$19.50

106503

33340722

Lounge pant

Black or red with “It’s All About Me. david & goliath”

$24.50

78749

33106182

Lounge pant

White with “Chick’s Rule, david & goliath” and a caricature of a chick screened on the pant

$24.50

78749

33340685

Lounge pant

Blue with “Boys are Smelly, david & goliath” on the pant along with a caricature of a boy.

$24.50

78749

33105727

Lounge pant

Pink with “Boys are stupid, throw rocks at them!” On the pant along with a caricature of a boy.

$24.50

78749

32771848

Capri pant

Hawaiian print capri pant in blue and pastel colors with palm trees and flowers

$18.00

106503

32771893

Capri pant

Hawaiian print capri pant in pink and pastel colors with palm trees and flowers

$18.00

106503



Sold at: Zutopia stores nationwide from January 2003 through October 2003 for between $18 and $26.50.

Manufactured in: U.S.

Remedy: Parents should stop their children from wearing this loungewear and return the item(s) to any Zutopia store for a full refund or exchange and receive $10 in Zu Dollarz for a future purchase.

Consumer Contact: The Wet Seal at (866) 475-2255 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday. Consumers also can write to the company at 26972 Burbank, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610, attention: Zutopia Recall, or e-mail at recall@wetseal.com.