Recent Product Recalls

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

September 27, 2006
Release #06-267

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 628-5687
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Suave Kids Bath Sets Sold at Wal-Mart Recalled for Choking, Other Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Suave Kids Bath Set
Units: About 11,000
Manufacturer: Almar Sales Co., of New York, NY
Hazard: Items in the baths sets contain small parts that pose a choking hazard to young children. Additionally, some of the handles on the carrying case are long enough to pose a strangulation hazard. Also, the plastic carrying case poses a danger of suffocation.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or incidents have been reported.

Description: This recall involves “Suave” brand bath sets that contain a 3-in-1 shampoo, bath sponge, and various other toy animal and character bath products. The baths sets are packaged in brightly colored vinyl bags with a clear window. Style numbers involved in this recall are: SVK 9498, 9499, 9501, 9506, 9507 and 9508. The style numbers are located on the back and/or bottom right corner of the package, above the UPC code.

Sold at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from March 2006 through June 2006 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these bath sets and either dispose of them or return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Almar Sales at (800) 251-2522 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or e-mail the firm at

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.

Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $700 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC’s hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC’s teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270, or visit CPSC’s web site at To join a CPSC email subscription list, please go to Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC’s Web site at

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