BreathableBaby Recalls Wearable Blanket Due to Choking Hazard
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall SummaryName of product:
BreathableSack wearable blanket for infantsHazard:
The zipper pull tabs and sliders can detach posing a choking hazard to infants.
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.Report an Incident Involving this Product
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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the BreathableSacks from Lot No. 124 and contact BreathableBaby to request a replacement garment.
Various stores and online retailers, and at www.breathablebaby.com, nationwide from June 2012 to August 2013 for about $20.
BreathableBaby LLC, of Minnetonka, Minn.
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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