Carter’s Recalls Infant Clothing with Zippers Due to Choking Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–April 11, 2013.   Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: April 11, 2013 – Recall number: 13-167

 

  • Baby B’gosh® infant clothing, Style 414-208

    Baby B’gosh® infant clothing, Style 414-208

Recall Summary

Name of product:  One-piece footed infant clothing with a zipper

Hazard: The zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy:  View Details

Consumer Contact:  Carter’s, Inc.; toll-free at (888) 282-4674 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.Carters.com and click on Product Recalls.

Recall Details

Units:  About 218,000

Description:  This recall involves eight styles of one-piece, footed cotton clothing for infants made by Carter’s.  They have a zipper from the foot to the neck and were sold in sizes newborn, 3, 6 and 9 months. Baby B’gosh®, Child of Mine® made by Carter’s or Just One You® made by Carter’s is printed on the fabric inside the neck area. The style number is printed on a side seam label.

Brand              Style Number Description
Baby B’gosh 414-208  Yellow with white quarter moons and gray and white stars print.
 
Child of Mine 715-839  Baseball-style, white with blue stripes, yellow accents and  “Little Brother” printed on the chest.
 
Just One You 520-242 White background with navy stripes and green neck  binding. Sold as a 2-pack with:
  597B537 Light blue with a nautical and green crabs print and “Captain Cutie” on the left chest.
  520-243 White with a pink cupcake print. Sold as 2-pack with:
  597B538 Pink with small polka dots and a bunny ballerina on the left chest.
  520-244  White with green stripes and an elephant and duck on the left chest. Sold as 2-pack with:
  597B539 White with a gray elephant, gray bear, green frog and yellow duck print.

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately take the recalled clothing away from infants and return it to Carter’s for a full refund.

Sold at: OshKosh B’gosh, Walmart and Target nationwide from December 2012 through January 2013 for between $7 and $20.  Baby B’gosh sleepwear was also sold online at www.oshkoshbgosh.com.  

Importer:  The William Carter Company, of Atlanta, Ga.

Manufactured in:  China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
 
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Source: cpsc.gov