Thursday, April 17, 2014
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HALO SleepSacks recalls wearable blanket with pink flowers

The company is recalling about 27,000 the wearable blankets with pink satin flowers because petals from the floral embellishment on the blankets can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.

HALO SleepSacks recalls wearable blanket with pink flowers

HALO SleepSacks is recalling about 27,000 of its wearable blankets with pink satin flowers because petals from the floral embellishment on the blankets can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.

The company has received six reports of the petals detaching from the blankets, including one report of an infant found gagging on a detached petal. The sleep sacks were sold at Babies R Us and www.babiesrus.com from December 2011 through July 2013.

For more information, go the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Website.


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