Many styles of the mittens are included in this recall. Image here represents just two.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Nurses Choice Corp. of Wilmington, North Carolina, has recalled about 4,700 newborn keepsake mittens. Decorations on the mittens can be pulled off, posing a choking hazard. The company has received one report of a decoration falling off a mitten. No injuries have been reported.
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The infant mittens are made of white cotton. They have candy cane, teddy bear, and "2011" decorations glued on one side. The recalled products were distributed by hospitals nationwide for free to newborns from October 2010 to January 2011. The mittens were manufactured in the United States.
Whom to Contact
Consumers should immediately stop using the mittens and contact Nurses Choice for a free replacement. For more information, contact Nurses Choice at (800) 747-7076 from Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM EST, or visit the company's website at www.nurses-choice.com.