Weeplay Kids Recalls Infant Bodysuits Due to Choking Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 3, 2012
Release #12-103
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 226-2200
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Weeplay Kids Recalls Infant Bodysuits 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: Carter’s Watch the Wear Bodysuits and Sleep ‘n Play Garments

Units: About 128,000

Importer/Manufacturer: Weeplay Kids LLC, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The snaps can detach from the fabric of the garment, posing a choking hazard to infants and young children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received approximately 30 reports of snaps detaching from the garments. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves H.W. Carter & Sons/Carter’s Watch the Wear bodysuits and sleep ‘n play one-piece garments. “Carter’s Watch the Wear” is printed on the front of the package and on the inside neckline. The garments are pastel blue, pink and yellow, and packaged as solids, stripes and patterns. They are sold in packages of two, three or five. The style numbers are located on the rear of the packaging, with the following style numbers affected:

Watch the Wear Bodysuit
N8963LB
N8963LG
N8963LN
N8964B1
N8964B2
N8964G1
N8964G2
N8964LB
N8964LG
N8964LN
N8964N1
N8991LW
 
Watch the Wear Sleep ‘n Play
N8965LB
N8965LG
N8965LN

 

Sold by: Big Lots, Century 21, Conway, Cookies, Cost Mart, DD’s Discount, Edison Childrenswear, Gabriel Bros., Kiddy Time, Kids Place, Kidstown, National Stores, Pamida Stores, Real Value, Regine’s, R.H. Reny, Ross, Shoppers World, Valley Wholesale, Variety Wholesalers and Youngland stores nationwide. Recalled garments sold from November 2010 through August 2011 for about $4 to $9.

Manufactured in: Bangladesh

Remedy: Consumers should immediately discontinue use of garments and contact Weeplay to receive free replacement garments.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers should contact Weeplay toll-free at (888) 226-2200 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by e-mail at info@weeplaykids.com

Picture of recalled Two-pack sleep ‘n play garments

Two-pack sleep ‘n play


Picture of recalled Three-pack bodysuits

Three-pack bodysuit


Picture of recalled Five-pack bodysuits

Five-pack bodysuit