Classic Characters Recalls Infant Socks Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–April 18, 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 18, 2013 – Recall number: 13-173

 

  • Classic Characters Froggy Socks (style S110)

    Classic Characters Froggy Socks (style S110)

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Infant Froggy Socks

Hazard: The stitched knit frog face and feet on the socks can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants and young children.

Remedy:  View Details

Consumer Contact:  Classic Characters toll-free at (877) 298-9620 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.classiccharacters.com and click on safety notice for more information.

Recall Details

Units:  About 5,000 pairs

Description:  The knit ankle infant socks have a red ankle border with a lime green sock that has four fabric feet and a dark green frog head with black and white eyes and a red tongue stitched to the top of the toe of the socks. The socks were sold with a Cracker Barrel price tag printed with SKU number 417662, S110, size 6-18M, fiber content and care instructions on the back of the tag. 

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately take the recalled froggy socks away from infants and young children, return the socks to any Cracker Barrel Old Country Store for a full refund or send the socks to Classic Characters for a full refund plus shipping. Send to Classic Characters, 1320 Route 9, Champlain, N.Y. 12919 via UPS ground or US Postal Service. 

Sold exclusively at:  Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations from January 2013 to March 2013 for about $7.

Importer:  Classic Characters Inc., of Quebec, Canada

Manufacturer:  Sino-Best Industries, Co. Ltd., of Ningbo, China

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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Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

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Source:  cpsc.gov