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

 

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product because the product could cause personal injuries or death due to product liability. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Hazard:

Petals from the floral embellishment on the blankets can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.

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.

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.

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.

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.   

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.  

Manufacturer

Jiaxing Huayan Fashion Co. Ltd, of Jiaxing Zhejiang, China

Manufactured in

China

Source:  http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/HALO-SleepSacks-Wearable-Blankets-Recalled/

 

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