A women’s robe made by Blair LLC, based in Warren, PA, is believed to have killed at least six people. Due to the danger, a second robe recall notice has been issued by Blair and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The first robe recall notice was issued in April 2009, following reports of the robes catching fire. Since the first recall, Blair and the CPSC have received reports of six deaths caused by the robes catching fire. Most of the women who died, had been cooking while wearing the robe.
The recall involves 162,000 robes made of a certain type of chenille. Consumers should stop wearing the recalled robes immediately. The following item numbers are involved in the recall: 3093111, 3093112, 3093113, 3093114, 3093115, and 3093116. The recalled robes were made in Pakistan and sold by Blair from January 2003 and March 2009. Blair sold the recalled robes in its Warren, PA, Grove City, PA, and Wilmington, DE stores, as well as on the Blair website and in Blair catalogs. Consumers can receive a full refund or a $50 gift card when they return a recalled robe.