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Classic Characters Recalls Infant Booties Due to Choking Hazard


Recall Date: February 9, 2016

Recall Number: 16-097

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Infant Elf Booties

Hazard: The pompoms at the tip of the toe can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled elf booties and return them to a Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® for a full refund, or contact Classic Characters for instructions on returning them for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Classic Characters, Inc. toll-free at 866-274-3452 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at and click on “safety notice” for more information.

Recall Details

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Units: About 4,000 pairs

Description: This recall involves Classic Characters’ infant knit Elf Booties sold in sizes 6 through 12 months. The SKU number 507665 and style number 28046 are printed on the price tag. The infant booties are green, with red and white trim, and a yellow pompom on the tip of the toe.

Incidents/Injuries: Classic Characters has received two reports of the pompoms detaching from the shoes. No injuries have been reported.

Sold exclusively at: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store nationwide and online at from September 2015 through November 2015 for about $13.

Importer/Distributor: Classic Characters Inc., of Quebec, Canada

Manufactured in: China is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.