WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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: Newborn Keepsake Mittens
Units: About 4,700
Manufacturer: Nurses Choice Corp. of Wilmington, N.C.
Hazard: Decorations on the mittens can be pulled off, posing a choking hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: The company has received one report of a decoration falling off a mitten. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The infant mittens are made of white cotton. They have candy cane, teddy bear and "2011" decorations glued on one side.
Sold at: The recalled products were distributed by hospitals nationwide for free to newborns from October 2010 to January 2011.
Manufactured in: U.S.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the mittens and contact Nurses Choice for a free replacement.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Nurses Choice at (800) 747-7076 from Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, by e-mail to email@example.com or visit the company's website at www.nurses-choice.com.
Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11128.html.
CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx.
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 747-7076
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission