CPSC: Classic Characters Infant Elf Booties
On 2016-02-09, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Classic Characters Infant Elf Booties due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2015 for about $13.
About 4,000 units are involved in this Classic Characters booties recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Shoes, Booties, Socks & Slippers category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The pompoms at the tip of the toe can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Classic Characters' infant knit Elf Booties sold in sizes 6 through 12 months. The SKU number 507665 and style number 28046 are printed on the price tag. The infant booties are green, with red and white trim, and a yellow pompom on the tip of the toe.
These items were sold new+ at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store nationwide and online at www.crackerbarrel.com from September 2015 through November 2015 for about $13.
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 stop using the recalled elf booties and return them to a Cracker Barrel Old Country Store for a full refund, or contact Classic Characters for instructions on returning them for a full refund.
Classic Characters, Inc. toll-free at 866-274-3452 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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Classic Characters has received two reports of the pompoms detaching from the shoes. 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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