Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Infant's Overalls Recalled by Lollytogs Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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: Infant's Overalls

Units: About 8,300 units in the United States and 2,000 in Canada

Distributor: Lollytogs Ltd., of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The overalls have snaps that could come loose and pose a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves infants' Carhartt(r) overalls with style numbers GG8500 (100% cotton canvas) and GG8501 (100% cotton knit). The overalls were sold in brown or red in infant sizes 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 and 24 months. The Carhartt logo is sewn on the front of the garment and the style numbers can be found on the sewn-in label hanging from the sleeve.

Sold at: Retailers nationwide from February 2010 through July 2010 for about $25.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the overalls away from children and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or store credit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Lollytogs at (800) 637-9035 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.ltapparel.com

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