Recall: Infant bodysuits and rompers
On 2010-06-17, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Infant bodysuits and rompers due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2010 for about $24 to $28.
About 500 units are involved in this Holtrop & McIndoo bodysuit recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Other Clothing category in 2010.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 300,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 509-4891
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What is the problem?
Snaps on the infant bodysuits and rompers can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The infant bodysuits and rompers were sold in eight colors and prints: eggplant with kiwi green binding, floral print with eggplant binding, kiwi green with eggplant binding, pacific blue with kiwi green binding, crisscross print and kiwi green with pacific blue binding. The infant bodysuits were sold in sizes 0 to 3 months up to 12 to 18 months. The rompers were sold in sizes 0 to 3 months up to 18 to 24 months. "Kiwi industries" is printed on a tag sewn inside the garment's collar.
These items were sold new+ at Children's specialty stores nationwide from March 2010 through May 2010 for between $24 and $28.
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 garments and contact Kiwi Industries for an exchange. The firm will provide a postage-free package for the return of the recalled garment.
For additional information, contact Kiwi Industries toll-free at (877) 509-4891 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.kiwiindustries.com. Consumers can also email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received two reports of snaps detaching. 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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