Recall: Carter's Watch the Wear Bodysuits and Sleep 'n Play Garments
On 2012-02-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Carter's Watch the Wear Bodysuits and Sleep 'n Play Garments due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2010 for about $4 to $9.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Weeplay Kids sleepwear recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Sleepwear & Loungewear category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 226-2200
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What is the problem?
The snaps can detach from the fabric of the garment, posing a choking hazard to infants and young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves H.W. Carter & Sons/Carter's Watch the Wear bodysuits and sleep 'n play one-piece garments. "Carter's Watch the Wear" is printed on the front of the package and on the inside neckline. The garments are pastel blue, pink and yellow, and packaged as solids, stripes and patterns. They are sold in packages of two, three or five. The style numbers are located on the rear of the packaging, with the following style numbers affected:
These items were sold new+ at Big Lots, Century 21, Conway, Cookies, Cost Mart, DD's Discount, Edison Childrenswear, Gabriel Bros., Kiddy Time, Kids Place, Kidstown, National Stores, Pamida Stores, Real Value, Regine's, R.H. Reny, Ross, Shoppers World, Valley Wholesale, Variety Wholesalers and Youngland stores nationwide. Recalled garments sold from November 2010 through August 2011 for about $4 to $9.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately discontinue use of garments and contact Weeplay to receive free replacement garments.
For additional information, consumers should contact Weeplay toll-free at (888)226-2200 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by e-mail at email@example.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received approximately 30 reports of snaps detaching from the garments. 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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