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Carter’s Recalls Infant Clothing with Zippers Due to Choking Hazard

  • Baby B’gosh® infant clothing, Style 414-208
  • Child of Mine® infant clothing, Style 715-839
  • Just One You® infant clothing, Styles 520-242 and 597B537
  • Just One You® infant clothing, Styles 520-243 and 597B538
  • Just One You® infant clothing, Styles 520-244 and 597B539
Name of Product:
One-piece footed infant clothing with a zipper
Hazard:
The zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
April 11, 2013
Units:
About 218,000
Consumer Contact

Carter's, Inc.; toll-free at (888) 282-4674 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.Carters.com and click on Product Recalls.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves eight styles of one-piece, footed cotton clothing for infants made by Carter's.  They have a zipper from the foot to the neck and were sold in sizes newborn, 3, 6 and 9 months. Baby B'gosh®, Child of Mine® made by Carter's or Just One You® made by Carter's is printed on the fabric inside the neck area. The style number is printed on a side seam label.

 

Brand              Style Number Description
Baby B'gosh 414-208  Yellow with white quarter moons and gray and white stars print.

 

 
Child of Mine 715-839  Baseball-style, white with blue stripes, yellow accents and  "Little Brother" printed on the chest.

 

 
Just One You 520-242 White background with navy stripes and green neck  binding. Sold as a 2-pack with:

 

  597B537 Light blue with a nautical and green crabs print and "Captain Cutie" on the left chest.

 

  520-243 White with a pink cupcake print. Sold as 2-pack with:

 

  597B538 Pink with small polka dots and a bunny ballerina on the left chest.

 

  520-244  White with green stripes and an elephant and duck on the left chest. Sold as 2-pack with:

 

  597B539 White with a gray elephant, gray bear, green frog and yellow duck print.

 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled clothing away from infants and return it to Carter's for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

OshKosh B'gosh, Walmart and Target nationwide from December 2012 through January 2013 for between $7 and $20.  Baby B'gosh sleepwear was also sold online at www.oshkoshbgosh.com.  

Importer:

The William Carter Company, of Atlanta, Ga.

Importer

The William Carter Company, of Atlanta, Ga.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-167
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