Recall: Wave Zone children's swimsuits
On 2017-08-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Wave Zone children's swimsuits due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2017 for about $14.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Meijer swimsuits 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 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 snaps on the swimsuit can detach, posing a choking hazard to the child.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Wave Zone one-piece, zip-back swimsuit for newborns, infants and toddlers. The swimsuits have a zipper on the back and four snaps on the bottom and were sold in four colors: blue and gray with a shark on the front; white and navy stripes with an anchor pattern; pink and teal with a strawberry on the front; pink arms with a multi-colored fish pattern. The swimsuits were sold in sizes: 0-3m, 3-6m, 6-9m, 12m, 18m, and 24m. "Wave Zone" and "Made in China" are printed on the inner collar. The tracking number located on the sewn-in label on the inner side seam is "NOV 2016 021-14328."
These items were sold new+ at Meijer stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin from January 2017 through July 2017 for about $14.
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 swimsuits and return them to the customer service desk at any Meijer store for a full refund.
Meijer at 800-927-8699 anytime or online at www.meijer.com and click on "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Meijer has received 11 reports of the 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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