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BreathableBaby Recalls Wearable Blanket Due to Choking Hazard

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Recall Date: October 29, 2013

Recall Number: 14-007

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

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

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.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/BreathableBaby-Recalls-Wearable-Blanket/

Recall Details

Units: About 15,000

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.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

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

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.

Manufactured in: China

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