August 21, 2013: HALO SleepSacks Wearable Blankets Recall
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with HALO, announced the recall of HALO SleepSack wearable blankets due to petals detaching from the blankets, posing a choking hazard.
What’s the Deal?
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. 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.
Do You Own It?
Sold exclusively at Babies R Us and www.babiesrus.com from December 2011 through July 2013 for about $25. 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.
What Should You Do?
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.
Call Halo Innovations toll-free at (866) 819-8118 from 8 AM to 5 PM CT Monday through Friday, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.halosleep.com and click on the product recall link on the homepage for more information.
And remember, it is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
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