RECALL: Loose Button on About 116,000 Children's Cardigan Sets Poses Choking Hazard

The cardigan sets were sold at Carter's, Bon-Ton, Burlington, Kohl's, Macy's, Ross, Toys R Us, and other stores nationwide and online

RECALL: Loose Button on About 116,000 Children's Cardigan Sets Poses Choking Hazard
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May 8, 2018

Carter's has issued a recall for around 116,000 children's cardigan sets. A toggle button on the cardigan can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Recall Details

This recall involves Carter's 3-piece penguin cardigan sets. The recalled sets consist of a white embroidered penguin bodysuit, a grey cardigan with a hood and a matching pair of pants. They were sold in sizes newborn to 24 months. Style number 127G596 is printed on the front of the care tag sewn on the inside of the cardigan, and the UPC number is printed on the back of the same care tag.

The following UPC numbers are included in this recall: 190795798203, 190795798166, 190795798173, 190795798180, 190795798135, 190795798142, and 190795798159. The style number and UPC number are also printed on the price tag.

Where and when were they sold?

The recalled Carter's 3-piece penguin cardigan sets were sold at Carter's, Bon-Ton, Burlington, Kohl's, Macy's, Ross, Toys R Us, and other stores nationwide and online from July 2017 through March 2018.

To date, Carter's has received three reports of children putting a detached toggle button in their mouths. No injuries have been reported.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately take the recalled cardigan sets away from children, stop using them and return them to a Carter's store location for a full refund in the form of a gift card. Consumers can also contact Carter's Consumer Affairs department and request a free return label and envelope to return the cardigan for a refund in the form of an electronic gift card.

Consumers with additional questions or concerns about this recall can reach Carter's Consumer Affairs department by calling (800) 692-4674.