Wearable Baby Blankets Recalled

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15,000 BreathableSack wearable blanket for infants have been recalled by BreathableBaby due to choking hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

Why the product is being recalled: The zipper pull tabs and sliders can detach posing a choking hazard to infants.

Description: The BreathableBaby BreathableSacks are sleeveless, wearable blankets. They come in two sizes: small (10-18 pounds) and medium (16-24 pounds) and come in three colors: kiwi Whoo, pink Hip, and blue Splash. There is one animal stitched on the left chest of each blanket of an owl, hippo or elephant.

Only BreathableSacks from Lot No. 124 with a manufacture date of 04/17/2012 are included in the recall.  A tag sewn inside the recalled units where the infant’s right foot would be located states the “Date of Manufacture: 04/17/2012, Lot No. 124,” along with the washing instructions on the back of the tag.

Where it was sold: The blankets were sold at various stores and online retailers, and at www.breathablebaby.com, nationwide from June 2012 to August 2013 for about $20.

Consumers should immediately stop using the BreathableSacks from Lot No. 124 and contact BreathableBaby to request a replacement garment.

For more information, contact BreathableBaby toll-free at (877) 827-4442 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday or online at www.breathablebaby.com and click on Recall Information.

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

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