Branded LLC is recalling about 35,000 kaleidoscope toys because the end caps of the toy can be removed and expose small parts that can come loose and pose a choking hazard to small children and internal components that pose a risk of laceration. The kaleidoscopes are made of red plastic, about 5 inches long and 2 inches in diameter and have “H-E-Buddy” on the barrel. Affected units were provided at H-E-B and H-E-B Plus stores in Texas from April 1, 2015 to April 3, 2015 as a prize for accumulated purchase points. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled kaleidoscopes, take them from children and return the toys to an H-E-B store for a refund of purchase points that can be used for another item.
Goochie Goo Garbs is recalling about 125 Sensory Grab Garb Blankets because the wire-edged ribbon used in the blanket’s ribbon tags can become exposed, posing a laceration hazard to children. The recall involves the Sensory Grab Garb Blanket, which is a 6-inch square of soft fabric with crinkle paper inside and ribbon tags in the middle of each of the four sides. One side of the blanket contains a white satin ribbon tag with the words “Goochie Goo Garbs” on it. Affected units were sold at various children’s specialty stores in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Pennsylvania from July 2014 through March 2015 for about $10. Consumers should immediately stop using these Sensory Grab Garb blankets and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund or a replacement blanket.
Crew is recalling about 20,000 baby coveralls because the snaps on the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The recall involves J. Crew baby coveralls in sizes newborn to 2T. The coveralls were sold in various colors and designs, including prints and stripes. A care label sewn into the inside left seam of the garment lists the PO number, style number and “SU ’14.” Affected units were sold at J. Crew stores in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Washington, D.C., online at jcrew.com and the J. Crew catalog from April 2014 to March 2015 for between $30 and $33. Consumers should immediately stop using the coveralls and contact J. Crew for a full refund. Consumers who purchased the garments online will receive instructions for returning the coveralls, including a postage-paid shipping label.
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