Baby clothes manufacturer recalls clothes with snaps and scratches that could hurt children
winter water plant recalled 46,500 baby clothes that have snaps and pins that could injure children.
Baby’s French terry toweling baby jumpsuits, rompers, snap onesies, dresses and bibs have snaps that “can come loose and also expose small sharp teeth, which poses a safety hazard. ‘choking and laceration for young children’, according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The clothes were sold in small boutiques nationwide and online at Winter Water Factory from August 2020 to April 2022 for between $19 and $49, depending on the style.
The recalled pieces were from the Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 seasons.
“The clothes were sold in baby sizes 0M – 3T in various prints in the following styles: terry jumpsuit, long sleeve romper, summer romper, tank top romper, bubble romper, footed romper, jumpsuit long-sleeved, short-sleeved snap buttons, Azalea baby dress, Oslo baby dress, Juniper baby dress, Geneva baby dress, Merano baby dress, scarf bib and terry bib.
The garments have one of the following codes at the bottom of the neck label:
According to the commission, Winter Water Factory “received 29 reports of snaps coming loose between the claw ring and the stud or socket. There were no reports of injuries.”
People who purchased the items can contact the company for instructions on how to receive a refund or refund in the form of store credit.
“Consumers should destroy the recalled garments by cutting them in half with scissors and then uploading a photo of the destroyed garment(s) to the company’s website at www.winterwaterfactory.com/pages/recall. Upon receipt of the photo, consumers will be offered the option of a full refund of the purchase price or store credit with an additional 20% of the purchase price.
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