Recall Alert! HALO SleepSack Wearable Blankets
This morning the CPSC, in conjunction with HALO Innovations, announced a voluntary recall on over 27,000 HALO SleepSack Wearable Blankets with pink satin flowers because the petals can detach from the sleeper, posing a chocking hazard for small children.There have been six reported incidents of the petals detaching from the blankets so far, including one instance of an infant found gagging on the detached petal.
The recalled SleepSack wearable blankets are made from 100 percent white cotton with pink-edged ruffles and have a pink satin rose embellishment on the front. They have cut-outs for the baby’s arms, a zipper down the center and a sewn bottom. They recalled product numbers include: 2701, 2781, 2886, 2887, 3007, 3035 and 3142, which can be found on the neck label. They were sold in Babies ‘R Us from December 2011 through July of 2013 for about $25 in small and medium sizes.
If you own the recalled product, the CPSC warns that you stop using it immediately and contact HALO Innovations for a prepaid envelope containing instructions on how to remove and return the flower. HALO is also giving out free replacements of the product for those who send in their recalled sleepers. You can contact HALO toll-free at (866) 819-8188 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, or via email at [email protected].
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