Children's Animal Slippers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Family Dollar Stores

The animal's eyes in Kidgets® Animal Sock Top Slippers can detach from the slippers.

Recall date: November 16, 2011
Recall number: 12-044

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Kidgets® Animal Sock Top Slippers


The animal's eyes can detach from the slippers, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Family Dollar at (800) 547-0359 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at

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Recall Details


About 160,000


The recalled children's slippers have brown or tan dog faces, yellow duck faces and tan lion faces. The name "Kidgets" and the size appear inside the slippers on the soles. "FD9619108020690611" is printed inside the slippers on the side.


Family Dollar has received one report of the eyes detaching from the slippers. No injuries have been reported.


Consumers should immediately take the slippers away from children and return them to any Family Dollar store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Family Dollar stores nationwide from September 2011 through October 2011 for about $5.


BCNY International Inc., of Hicksville, N.Y.


Family Dollar Services Inc., of Matthews, N.C.

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