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Baby Socks Recalled by Trumpette Due to Choking Hazard

  • Trumpette Aubree’s socks
  • Trumpette Hearts socks
  • Trumpette Aubree’s and Hearts socks packaging
Name of Product:
"Aubree's" and "Hearts" baby socks
Hazard:
The flowers and the bows on the baby socks can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
April 10, 2013
Units:
About 33,000 pairs
Consumer Contact

Trumpette Inc.; toll-free at (877) 938-7265, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.trumpette.com and click on Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves "Aubree's" and "Hearts" baby socks sold in sizes 0 to 12 months.  "Aubree's" socks have flowers attached to the toes. "Hearts" socks have bows attached to the toes of the heart-patterned socks.  "TRUMPETTE" is printed on the soles. They were sold in packages of six pairs of socks in multiple colors.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled socks away from babies and remove the flowers or bows to eliminate the hazard, or return the socks to the place of purchase or Trumpette for a full refund or store credit. 

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received eight reports of the flowers or bows detaching from the socks. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Buy Buy Baby, Right Start and Trumpette stores nationwide and online at buybuybaby.com, rightstart.com and trumpette.com from December 2012 through February 2013 for about $15.

Importer:

Trumpette Inc., of Sacramento, Calif. 

Importer

Trumpette Inc., of Sacramento, Calif. 

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-166
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