Choking Hazard From The Flower’S Petals
Do you have a Halo SleepSack for your baby? If so, and it has a pink satin flower on the front, it may have been recalled. Around 27,000 Halo SleepSacks that were sold exclusively at Babies R Us are included. Is yours affected by this recall?
Product Description: This recall centers on Halo-branded SleepSacks that feature pink satin flowers. They are made from 100 percent white cotton and have pink-edged ruffles with a pink satin rose embellishment on the front. They also have cutouts for the baby’s arms, a zipper down the center, a closed bottom and were sold in both 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.
Where/when it was sold: These recalled sleep sacks were sold exclusively at Babies R Us from December 2011 through July 2013 for about $25.
Reason for recall: The petals of the pink satin flowers can detach, which can be a choking hazard to the baby that wears it. There have been six reports of the petals coming off, including one report of an infant found gagging on a petal.
What you need to do: Stop using these wearable blankets immediately and contact Halo. They will send you a prepaid envelope with instructions to remove and return the flower and to order a free replacement product.
Company information: You can contact Halo Innovations toll-free at (866) 819-8118 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org or check online at www.halosleep.com and click on the product recall link on the homepage for more information.
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