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Atico Baby Christmas Slippers Recall

Date: 
March 10, 2011
Brand: 
Atico
Sold At: 

Specialty children’s stores nationwide from November 2010 through February 2011 for about $12.

Problem:

The internal stuffing and rattle inside the slippers decorative figures can be pulled out, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 57,000
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using the slippers and return them to any Walgreen location for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact Atico International USA toll-free at (877) 546-4835 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.aticousa.com

Incidents/Injuries: 

Atico received one report of a 7-month old baby that was found beginning to turn blue with the slippers’ stuffing in its’ mouth. The baby’s father removed the stuffing. Two additional reports of babies wearing the slippers who pulled on the rattle/stuffing and the stuffing came out were also reported. No injuries reported.

Manufactured In: 
China

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