Recall: Infant Snowsuits
On 2018-12-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Infant Snowsuits due to a potential Choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2018 for about $50.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Children's Place infant snowsuits recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Sleepwear & Loungewear category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The metal snaps on the snowsuit can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves girls' infant snowsuits sold in infant sizes 0 to 18 months. The recalled snowsuits were sold in two styles and three colors/patterns. The style number is printed on a label sewn in to the side seam. The snowsuits are 100% polyester and the trim is 95% polyester and 5% spandex. They have matching print hoods with small ears, detachable mittens and a zipper down the front of the suit covered with a fabric snap flap at the chest.
|2111187||White Sophy floral – a white snowsuit with a pattern of flowers of different colors|
|2111187||Jazzberry ladybug – a pink snowsuit with a pattern of red ladybugs|
These items were sold new+ at The Children's Place stores nationwide and online at www.childrensplace.com from August 2018 through November 2018 for about $50.
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 take the recalled snowsuits away from children, stop using them and return them to any The Children's Place store for a full refund. Online customers will receive return instructions by email from The Children's Place on obtaining a full refund.
The Children's Place toll-free at 877-752-2387 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET on Saturdays, or online at www.childrensplace.com and click on "Recall Information" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received one report of a metal snap detaching from a snowsuit. 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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