33,000 Pairs of Baby Socks Recalled


Around 33,000 pairs of baby socks have been recalled by Trumpette due to choking hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

Why the product is being recalled: The baby socks have flowers and bows which can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Description: This recall involves “Aubree’s” and “Hearts” baby socks sold in sizes 0 to 12 months.  “Aubree’s” socks have flowers attached to the toes. “Hearts” socks have bows attached to the toes of the heart-patterned socks.  “TRUMPETTE” is printed on the soles. They were sold in packages of six pairs of socks in multiple colors.

Where it was sold: The socks were sold at Buy Buy Baby, Right Start and Trumpette stores nationwide and online at buybuybaby.com, rightstart.com and trumpette.com from December 2012 through February 2013 for about $15.

Consumers should immediately take the recalled socks away from babies and remove the flowers or bows to eliminate the hazard, or return the socks to the place of purchase or Trumpette for a full refund or store credit.

View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.



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