Infant Apparel Recalled by Kiwi Industries Due to Choking Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 17, 2010
Release #10-266
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 509-4891
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Infant Apparel Recalled by Kiwi Industries Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Infant bodysuits and rompers

Units: About 450

Manufacturer: Holtrop & McIndoo LLC dba Kiwi Industries, of Albuquerque, N.M.

Hazard: Snaps on the infant bodysuits and rompers can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of snaps detaching. No injuries have been reported.

Description: 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.

Sold at: Children's specialty stores nationwide from March 2010 through May 2010 for between $24 and $28.

Manufactured in: U.S.A.

Remedy: 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.

Consumer Contact: 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 info@kiwiindustries.com

Short sleeve infant bodysuits

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