Classic Characters Recalls Infant Booties Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Feb 09, 2016, 13:10 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Classic-Characters-Recalls-Infant-Booties/   

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Infant Elf Booties

Hazard: The pompoms at the tip of the toe can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled elf booties and return them to a Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® for a full refund, or contact Classic Characters for instructions on returning them for a full refund. 

Consumer Contact:  Classic Characters, Inc. toll-free at 866-274-3452 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.classiccharacters.com and click on "safety notice" for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 4,000 pairs

Description: This recall involves Classic Characters' infant knit Elf Booties sold in sizes 6 through 12 months. The SKU number 507665 and style number 28046 are printed on the price tag. The infant booties are green, with red and white trim, and a yellow pompom on the tip of the toe.

Incidents/Injuries: Classic Characters has received two reports of the pompoms detaching from the shoes. No injuries have been reported.

Sold exclusively at: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store nationwide and online at www.crackerbarrel.com from September 2015 through November 2015 for about $13.

Importer/Distributor: Classic Characters Inc., of Quebec, Canada

Manufactured in: China

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