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HALO SleepSacks Wearable Blankets Recalled Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Babies R Us

  • HALO Sleepsack with floral embellishment
  • Close-up of flower on HALO SleepSack
  • Close-up of GPU number on neck tag
Name of Product:
HALO® SleepSack® Wearable Blankets with Pink Satin Flowers<em></em>
Hazard:
Petals from the floral embellishment on the blankets can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
August 21, 2013
Units:
About 27,000
Consumer Contact

Halo Innovations toll-free at (866) 819-8118 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, e-mail at halorecall@nrmsinc.com or online at www.halosleep.com and click on the product recall link on the homepage for more information.

 

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled HALO SleepSack wearable blankets are 100% white cotton with pink-edged ruffles and a pink satin rose embellishment on the front. These sack-shaped wearable blankets have cut-outs for the baby's arms, a zipper down the center, a sewn bottom and were sold in small and medium sizes. Only SleepSack products with GPU numbers 2701, 2781, 2886, 2887, 3007, 3035 and 3142 printed on a neck label under the primary neck label are included in the recall.  

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the wearable blankets and contact HALO Innovations for a pre-paid envelope containing instructions to remove and return the flower and order a free replacement product.   

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received six reports of the petals detaching from the blankets including one report of an infant found gagging on a detached petal.

Sold Exclusively At

Babies R Us and www.babiesrus.com from December 2011 through July 2013 for about $25.  

Importer:

Halo Innovations, of Minnetonka, Minn.  

Importer

Halo Innovations, of Minnetonka, Minn.  

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-271
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