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BreathableBaby Recalls Wearable Blanket Due to Choking Hazard

  • Kiwi Whoo “Owl” BreathableSack
  • Pink Hip “Hippo” BreathableSack Back of BreathableSack
  • Blue Splash “Elephant” BreathableSack
  • Front of BreathableSack Tag
  • Tag with DATE OF MANUFACTURE 04/17/2012 and Lot No. 124
Name of Product:
BreathableSack wearable blanket for infants
Hazard:
The zipper pull tabs and sliders can detach posing a choking hazard to infants.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
October 29, 2013
Units:
About 15,000
Consumer Contact

BreathableBaby toll-free at (877) 827-4442 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday or online at www.breathablebaby.com and click on Recall Information. 

Recall Details

Description:

The BreathableBaby BreathableSacks are sleeveless, wearable blankets. They come in two sizes: small (10-18 pounds) and medium (16-24 pounds) and come in three colors: kiwi Whoo, pink Hip, and blue Splash. There is one animal stitched on the left chest of each blanket of an owl, hippo or elephant. Only BreathableSacks from Lot No. 124 with a manufacture date of 04/17/2012 are included in the recall.  A tag sewn inside the recalled units where the infant's right foot would be located states the "Date of Manufacture: 04/17/2012, Lot No. 124," along with the washing instructions on the back of the tag.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the BreathableSacks from Lot No. 124 and contact BreathableBaby to request a replacement garment.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported 

Sold At

Various stores and online retailers, and at www.breathablebaby.com, nationwide from June 2012 to August 2013 for about $20. 

Importer:

BreathableBaby LLC, of Minnetonka, Minn. 

Importer

BreathableBaby LLC, of Minnetonka, Minn. 

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
14-007
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