Note: The firm is out of business, the remedy is no longer available, and the product should be discarded or destroyed. Sept. 02, 2015

Name of product:
Holiday rattle baby slippers
Hazard:
The internal stuffing and rattle inside the slippers decorative figures can be pulled out, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
March 10, 2011
Units:
About 57,000

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled slippers are decorated with stuffed fabric figures including snowmen, Santa, reindeer, and penguins, and have decorative rattles inside the slippers that sound like bells when shaken. Item number 999526 is printed on the back of the cardboard header card packaging. "Find Your Joy" is printed on the front of the slippers packaging.

 
Remedy:

The firm is out of business, the remedy is no longer available, and the product should be discarded or destroyed.

Incidents/Injuries:

Atico received one report of a 7-month old baby that was found beginning to turn blue with the slippers' stuffing in its' mouth. The baby's father removed the stuffing. Two additional reports of babies wearing the slippers who pulled on the rattle/stuffing and the stuffing came out were also reported. No injuries reported.

Sold Exclusively At:

Walgreen stores nationwide from October 2010 through January 2011 for about $5.

Importer(s):

Atico International USA Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Distributor(s):

Walgreen Co., of Deerfield, Ill.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
11-167