The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed.
Product: “Creepy Cape” Halloween costumes
Retailer: Family Dollar Inc., of Matthews, N.C.
Hazard: These vinyl capes do not meet flammability standards, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Description: The recall involves black vinyl capes with a stand-up collar. The packaging has a green-skinned vampire wearing a black cape.
Sold at: Family Dollar stores nationwide from August 2005 through October 2006 for $2.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled capes and return them to any Family Dollar store for a refund.
Contact: Call 800-547-0359 or visit www.familydollar.com.