Weeplay Kids Recalls Infant Bodysuits Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Carter’s Watch the Wear Bodysuits and Sleep ’n Play Garments

Units: About 128,000

Importer/Manufacturer: Weeplay Kids LLC, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The snaps can detach from the fabric of the garment, posing a choking hazard to infants and young children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received approximately 30 reports of snaps detaching from the garments. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves H.W. Carter & Sons/Carter’s Watch the Wear bodysuits and sleep ’n play one-piece garments. "Carter’s Watch the Wear" is printed on the front of the package and on the inside neckline. The garments are pastel blue, pink and yellow, and packaged as solids, stripes and patterns. They are sold in packages of two, three or five. The style numbers are located on the rear of the packaging, with the following style numbers affected:

Watch the Wear Bodysuit

N8963LB

N8963LG

N8963LN

N8964B1

N8964B2

N8964G1

N8964G2

N8964LB

N8964LG

N8964LN

N8964N1

N8991LW

Watch the Wear Sleep ’n Play

N8965LB

N8965LG

N8965LN

Sold by: Big Lots, Century 21, Conway, Cookies, Cost Mart, DD’s Discount, Edison Childrenswear, Gabriel Bros., Kiddy Time, Kids Place, Kidstown, National Stores, Pamida Stores, Real Value, Regine’s, R.H. Reny, Ross, Shoppers World, Valley Wholesale, Variety Wholesalers and Youngland stores nationwide. Recalled garments sold from November 2010 through August 2011 for about $4 to $9.

Manufactured in: Bangladesh

Remedy: Consumers should immediately discontinue use of garments and contact Weeplay to receive free replacement garments.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers should contact Weeplay toll-free at (888) 226-2200 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by e-mail at info@weeplaykids.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12103.html

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