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Description: Baby Garments Recalled by Healthtex NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2000 Release # 00-102 VF Playwear Recall Hotline (800) 554-7637 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: Nychelle Fleming, (301) 504-7063 VF Playwear Contact: John Martin, (336) 424-1025 CPSC, Healthtex Announce Recall of Baby Garments WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Healthtex, a division of VF Playwear Inc., of Greensboro, N.C., is recalling about 260,000 of its baby garments. Snaps on these garments can detach, posing a choking hazard to babies. CPSC and Healthtex have received 10 reports of snaps detaching from the baby garments. No injuries have been reported. These garments were sold under the Healthtex® and Little Impressions® labels in sizes newborn to 24 months. There are 58 different styles included in this recall. Style numbers are located on the back of the neck tag or inside seam. Call the company to see if your garment is part of the recall. The garments were sold as one-piece and two-piece infant garments with long sleeves and full crotch snaps for boys and girls. The male portion of the snap can be identified by the name "SNAPET" stamped inside. The garments were sold in various colors and prints including pastels, stripes and plaids. Writing on the collar labels includes, "MADE IN THAILAND," and "100% Cotton." Department stores and children's specialty stores nationwide as well as the Healthtex web site sold these clothes from May 1999 through December 1999 for between $12 and $30. Consumers should stop using these baby garments immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund or exchange. Consumers also can return garments directly to the manufacturer. For more information, call (800) 554-7637 between the hours of 8am to 8pm Monday through Friday ET or write to VF Playwear, 310 Rockingham Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320. Consumers also can go to the company's web site at to see the styles and style numbers included in this recall. Here are the style numbers involved: AC1150W AD0150W EC1000M HS3195N HS3297Y AC0150W AS2225B EC0000W HS4299N HS2196G AX0150W AS1225F HS3199P HS3197F HS3298P AC2150W AC2226B HS3196R HS2299N HS4295G AX2150W AS1102F HS3296N HS3299R HS2296P AH0151W AS2100B HS1196R HS4297N HS4298B AC2225B AD2150W HS1199P HS1299R HS2298B AT1150M AC2100B HS4296P HS2198C HS1297Y AC1225F AS1226F HS4197N HS2197N HS1298P AH1150W AH2150B HS4198C HS1198F HS2297N AC1226F EC1000F HS1197F HS1296N AD1150W EC2000B HS4196G HS2295G [Learn More]

Recall Information

Country of OriginThailand
Recall Date04/27/2000
Recall ID198
Recall Number00102
Product TypeClothing (Children)
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