H&M Recalls Girls' Leggings Due to Choking Hazard

H&M Recalls Girls' Leggings Due to Choking Hazard
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May 20, 2014

H&M has announced a recall of approximately 65,000 pairs of girls' leggings. A metal part on the belt can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

This recall involves girls' leggings sold in the following colors: black/pink belt, black/silver belt, black and white stripe/black belt, blue and white stripe/blue belt, blue hounds-tooth/blue belt, grey check/pink belt, grey with dots/pink belt, khaki/pink belt, khaki with dots/pink belt, pink and white check/white belt, purple/purple belt and red and blue plaid/blue belt.

The knit leggings were sold in sizes 1 ½ to 8 years, and have a plastic belt with bow-shaped buckle. 'H&M' is printed on the back of the care label. The care label is either black or white and attached to the waistband in the back of the leggings. The garments have an O/N (order number) and P/N (product number) printed on the top of the care label. The following O/N numbers are included in this recall: 345180, 400690, 400691, 441760, 441761, 441762, 446960, 446961, 446962, 446963, 446965 and 978210.

The recalled girls' leggings were sold at H&M stores nationwide and online from August 2012 through April 2014.

Consumers should stop using the belt and remove it from the leggings and contact H&M Customer Service for instructions on returning the belt for a $20 gift card.

For more information on this recall, contact H&M Customer Service toll-free at 855-466-7467.