Many styles of the slipper socks are included in this recall. Image here represents just one.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Meijer Inc., of Grand Rapids, Michigan, have recalled about 17,400 bumble bee and ladybug infant slipper socks. The balls at the end of the bug's antennae can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Meijer received one report of a ball detaching from the antennae. It was found in a child's crib. No injuries have been reported.
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This recall involves Falls Creek brand infant slipper socks, including yellow and black Bumble Bee Slipper Socks, UPC 80640907401, and red and black Lady Bug Slipper Socks, UPC 80640907402. The UPC is located on the sock's hangtag. They were sold in infant size 0 to 12 months. The socks sold at Meijer stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio from June 2009 through March 2011 for about $4. They were manufactured in China.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately take the recalled slipper socks away from children and return them to any Meijer store for a full refund. For additional information, contact Meijer at (800) 927-8699 between 8 AM and 5 PM EST, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.meijer.com.