Women’s Scarves Recalled by Zazou Scarves Due to Burn Hazard; Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–October 30, 2014 

  • Zazou women’s scarf
    Zazou women’s scarf

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Zazou women’s silk scarves

Hazard:  The scarves fail to meet the federal flammability standard for wearing apparel and pose a risk of burn injury to consumers.

Consumer Contact:  Zazou Scarves at (800) 472-2783 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, online at www.zazou.com and click on “Recall” for more information or email the firm at [email protected].

Recall Details

Units:  About 3,800

Description:  This recall involves Zazou women’s sheer 100% silk scarves. They were sold in 20 different solid colors including black, burgundy, celery, chili red, coral, espresso, fuchsia, grey, indigo, iris blue, mist blue, olive, peacock, periwinkle, pink, purple, ruby, sea foam and white. The scarves measure 72 inches long by 20 inches wide. Zazou Luxe is printed on a tag sewn into the side seam of the scarf.

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scarves and contact Zazou Scarves to return them for a full refund. The firm is providing a pre-paid postage label to consumers for shipping.

Sold at:  Specialty boutiques nationwide and online at www.zazou.com and other websites from August 2012 through August 2014 for about $30.

Importer:  Zazou Scarves, of Berkeley, Calif.

Manufactured in:  China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

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Source: cpsc.gov