Petit Bateau Recall of Children’s Bathrobes
November 4, 2004

Petit Bateau Announce Recall of Children’s Bathrobes

Name of product: Children’s bathrobes

Units: About 2,700

Importer/Distributor: Petit Bateau, of Millburn, N.J.

Hazard: These robes 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.

Description: The bathrobes are made of terrycloth, 90 percent cotton and 10 percent polyester, with a hood, long sleeves and two front patch pockets. They were sold in sizes 12M, 18M, 2YR, 3YR, 4YR, 6YR, 8YR and 10YR. Colors of the bathrobes include white with pink trimming, white with blue trimming, white with beige trimming, cream with pink trimming, cream with blue trimming, and blue with white trimming. The bathrobes are labeled, “Petit Bateau” on the center-back neck edge.

Sold at: Petit Bateau retail stores and other outlets nationwide from February 2002 through June 2004 for about $65.

Manufactured in: Tunisia/France

Remedy: Return the recalled bathrobes to Petit Bateau USA Inc., 45 Essex Street, Suite 200, Millburn, N.J. 07041 to receive a full refund including postage and a special gift.

Consumer Contact: Contact Petit Bateau at (888) 897-2872 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or log onto the company’s Web site at for instructions on returning the bathrobes.

Media Contact: Martin Brown at (973) 379-5703