Recall: Newborn Keepsake Mittens
On 2011-02-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Newborn Keepsake Mittens due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2010 for about $0.
About 5,000 units are involved in this Nurses Choice mittens recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Children's Accessories category in 2011.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 747-7076
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What is the problem?
Decorations on the mittens can be pulled off, posing a choking hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The infant mittens are made of white cotton. They have candy cane, teddy bear and "2011" decorations glued on one side.
These items were sold new+ at The recalled products were distributed by hospitals nationwide for free to newborns from October 2010 to January 2011.
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 mittens and contact Nurses Choice for a free replacement.
For more information, contact Nurses Choice at (800)747-7076 from Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the company's website at www.nurses-choice.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The company has received one report of a decoration falling off a mitten. 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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