Baby Booties Recalled Due to Potential Choking Hazard
Attention, parents and caregivers! Massachusetts-based company Zutano Global, Inc. is recalling 38,000 Infant Cozie booties after receiving two reports that the rubber "Z" grippers on the bottom detached and were found in infants' mouths.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the fleece booties, which were only available in sizes 12M and 18M, were sold nationwide in stores and online between May 2016, and March 2017. The company is urging that anyone in possession of the booties return them for credit.
The booties were made in 13 solid colors including chocolate, gray, heather gray, hot pink, pool (aqua), apple (light green), cream, fuchsia, lime, mandarin, navy, pagoda (turquoise blue), and periwinkle, as well as multi-colors.
To determine if your baby's booties, which retailed for $22 and $24, are included in this scary recall, you'll want to look at the tracking label, which was sewn under the care label. Below is a list of tracking numbers involved in the recall:
On its website, Zutano said, "We are currently working on a new and improved version of our beloved gripper booties that includes a more secure and adhesive gripper design. We expect to have these in stock sometime this summer."
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