Zutano recalls infant booties

Photo source: CPSC

The non-slip rubber grips on the bottom of the booties can detach

Zutano Global of New Bedford, Mass., is recalling 38,000 infant Cozie booties.

The non-slip rubber grips on the bottom of the booties can detach, posing a choking hazard.

The firm has received two reports of the detached rubber “Z” grips found in infant’s mouths.

This recall involves infant fleece gripper Cozie booties that are 70% and 30% polyester and have rubber grippers in the shape of a “Z” on the bottom.

These booties were sold in sizes 12 - 18 months in 13 solid colors; chocolate, gray, heather gray, hot pink, pool (aqua), apple (light green), cream, fuchsia, lime, mandarin, navy, pagoda (turquoise blue) and periwinkle and in multi-colors.

Only booties with the following tracking labels sewn under the care label are included in this recall:

  • FALL161-03/16
  • FALL166-03/16
  • FALL166-06/16
  • FALL167-06/16
  • FALL168-07/16
  • FALL169-07/16
  • FALL1610-08/16
  • FALL1611-09/16
  • FALL1612-07/16

The booties, manufactured in China, were sold at G Willikers (Portsmouth, N.H.), Kid Dynamo (Berkeley, Calif.), Magic Beans (Hyde Park, Mass.), Magpie Kids (Somerville, Mass.), Pacifier (Minneapolis, Minn.), The Animal Kingdom (State College, Penn.), The Pump Station (Santa Monica, Calif.), Tip Toes (Holland, Mich.), and other stores nationwide and online at www.amazon.com and www.zutano.com from May 2016, through March 2017, for between $22 and $24.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled booties, take them away from children and contact the firm for a full refund in the form of a merchandise credit.

Consumers may contact Zutano Global toll-free at 866-314-8688 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at recall@zutano.com or online at www.zrecall.com for more information.

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