Recall: 3-piece Penguin Cardigan Sets
On 2018-05-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding 3-piece Penguin Cardigan Sets due to a potential Choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2017 for about $40.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Carter's 3-piece penguin cardigan sets recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Outerwear & Sweatshirts category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 170 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The cardigan's toggle button can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Carterís 3-piece penguin cardigan sets. The recalled sets consist of a white embroidered penguin bodysuit, a grey cardigan with a hood and matching pair of pants. They were sold in sizes newborn to 24 months. Style number 127G596 is printed on the front of the care tag sewn on the inside of the cardigan, and the UPC number is printed on the back of the same care tag. The UPC numbers are 190795798203, 190795798166, 190795798173, 190795798180, 190795798135, 190795798142, 190795798159. The style number and UPC number are also printed on the price tag.
These items were sold new+ at Carter's, Bon-Ton, Burlington Stores, Kohl's, Macy's, Ross Stores, Toys "R" Us, and other stores nationwide and online at www.carters.com from July 2017 through March 2018 for about $40.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumer should immediately take the recalled cardigan sets away from children, stop using them and return them to a Carter's store location for a full refund in the form of a gift card. Consumers can also contact Carter's Consumer Affairs department and request a free return label and envelope to return the cardigan for a refund in the form of an electronic gift card.
Carterís Consumer Affairs department at 800-692-4674 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.carters.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Carter's received three reports of children putting a detached toggle button in their mouths. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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