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Carter's Recalls Infant Clothing with Zippers Due to Choking Hazard

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of Carter's one-piece footed infant clothing with zipper due to choking hazard.

Hazard: The zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall involves eight styles of one-piece, footed cotton clothing for infants made by Carter's. They have a zipper from the foot to the neck and were sold in sizes newborn, 3, 6 and 9 months. Baby B'gosh®, Child of Mine® made by Carter's or Just One You® made by Carter's is printed on the fabric inside the neck area. The style number is printed on a side seam label.

Baby B'gosh

414-208 Yellow with white quarter moons and gray and white stars print.

Child of Mine

715-839 Baseball-style, white with blue stripes, yellow accents and "Little Brother" printed on the chest.

Just One You

520-242 White background with navy stripes and green neck binding. Sold as a 2-pack with:
597B537 Light blue with a nautical and green crabs print and "Captain Cutie" on the left chest.
520-243 White with a pink cupcake print. Sold as 2-pack with:
597B538 Pink with small polka dots and a bunny ballerina on the left chest.
520-244 White with green stripes and an elephant and duck on the left chest. Sold as 2-pack with:
597B539 White with a gray elephant, gray bear, green frog and yellow duck print.

Sold at: OshKosh B'gosh, Walmart and Target nationwide from December 2012 through January 2013 for between $7 and $20. Baby B'gosh sleepwear was also sold online.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled clothing away from infants and return it to Carter's for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, visit the CPSC website

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