Recall: Environments brand children's waterproof bibs
On 2017-03-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Environments brand children's waterproof bibs due to a potential suffocation hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2008 for about $50 to $70.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Excelligence Learning d/b/a Discount School Supply cover-up bibs recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Other Clothing category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 500,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The bib has a waterproof plastic backing that can separate from the terry cloth fabric, creating a suffocation hazard to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Environments-brand children's waterproof-back terry bibs sold in in packages of 12. There are two styles of bibs included in the recall. The "Pocket" style bib is 10 inches wide by 16 inches long with an adjustable snap closure. The "Cover-Up" style bib is 10 inches wide by 16.5 inches long with cap sleeves and smock-back snap closures. Both styles of bibs were sold in blue and have clear plastic waterproof backing. "Environments, Inc." and SKU number 900822 or 900823 is printed on a label affixed to the bib.
These items were sold new+ at DiscountSchoolSupply.com and Environments.com nationwide from January 2008 to October 2016 for about $50 for the pocket bib set, and $70 for the cover-up set.
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 bibs and contact Discount School Supply for a full refund. Discount School Supply is contacting all known purchasers.
Discount School Supply at 800-338-4430 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at email@example.com, or online at www.discountschoolsupply.com and click on "Product Safety" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Discount School Supply has received 12 reports, involving at least 23 packages of bibs, of the waterproof plastic material separating from the bib. 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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