Company recalls potentially flammable children's pants

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Company recalls potentially flammable children's pants

June 29, 2012 Updated Jun 29, 2012 at 10:26 AM CDT

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Hundreds of thousands of child size pants and boxers are being recalled because they could easily catch on fire, said the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The pants, sold exclusively at Academy Sports and Outdoor stores in Texas, failed to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injurty to children.

The recalled items include Academy pull-on lounge pants for boys and girls and boxers for girls. The sleepwear were made in a variety of colors and print designs, including guitars, bikes, skates, footballs, baseballs, softballs, soccer balls, volleyballs, deer, zebra, horses, penguins, and leopards.

Children should stop wearing the recalled sleepwear immediately and consumers should return the sleepwear to Academy for a refund, exchange, or store credit.

For more information, call the importer of the products, Rigo International, toll free at (888) 229-1292, visit www.rigointernational.com, or http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12206.html.

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