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Target Recalls Children's Two-Piece Pajama Sets

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Recalled Target children's two-piece pajama sets (Image credit: CPSC.)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn., announced a voluntary recall of about 560,000 Children's two-piece pajama sets.

Manufacturer: Makalot Garments Co. Ltd., of Taiwan

Hazard: The children's cotton or cotton/fleece pajamas sets fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, because they do not meet the tight-fitting sizing requirements. This poses a burn hazard to children.

Label and tag on recalled Target children's two-piece pajama sets. (Image credit: CPSC.)

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall involves Target Circo and Xhilaration children's cotton or cotton/fleece two-piece pajama sets. They were sold in infant and toddler sizes 12M, 2T, 3T, 4T and 5T, and in girls and boys sizes XS, S, M, L and XL. There are a variety of colors and designs, including stars, dots, skulls, peace signs, cats, owls, footballs and camouflage. To see a complete list of item numbers included in this recall, visit the firm's website. The item number is located on a tag on the shirt's side seam and on the pants at the waist. A tag printed on the neck of the pajamas states "Circo" or "Xhilaration", "Wear snug-fitting not flame resistant" and the item number. The pajamas were also sold with a yellow hangtag that states, "For child's safety, garment should fit snugly. This garment is not flame resistant. Loose-fitting garment is more likely to catch fire."

Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide and online at target.com from August 2012 through November 2012 for between $8 and $13.

Recalled Target children's two-piece pajama sets (Image credit: CPSC.)

Manufactured in: Vietnam and Cambodia

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pajamas away from children and return them to any Target for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Target; at (800) 440-0680, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.target.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

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