The children’s bib has a waterproof plastic backing that can separate from the terry cloth fabric, creating a suffocation hazard to children.
This recall involves Environments-brand children’s waterproof-back terry bibs sold in in packages of 12. There are two styles of bibs included in the recall. The “Pocket” style bib is 10 inches wide by 16 inches long with an adjustable snap closure. The “Cover-Up” style bib is 10 inches wide by 16.5 inches long with cap sleeves and smock-back snap closures. Both styles of bibs were sold in blue and have clear plastic waterproof backing. “Environments, Inc.” and SKU number 900822 or 900823 is printed on a label affixed to the bib.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bibs and contact Discount School Supply for a full refund. Discount School Supply is contacting all known purchasers.
Discount School Supply has received 12 reports, involving at least 23 packages of bibs, of the waterproof plastic material separating from the bib. No injuries have been reported.
DiscountSchoolSupply.com and Environments.com nationwide from January 2008 to October 2016 for about $50 for the pocket bib set, and $70 for the cover-up set.
Excelligence Learning Corp. d/b/a Discount School Supply, of Monterey, Calif.
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