February 3, 2000Shopko Stores Inc. Recalls
Peek-A-Babe Baby Garments
Green Bay, WI (SafetyAlerts) - Shopko Stores Inc. of
Green Bay is recalling approximately 9,800 Peek-A-Babe baby garments. The rose-shaped
buttons on these garments can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Stores have received one report of a
button found in a child's mouth. No injuries were reported.
The garments are one-piece coveralls,
and two-piece, babydoll-style top and legging sets, made of 100 percent cotton garments
and sold in sizes 0-3M to 24M. The writing on the collar labels includes, "MADE
IN CHINA" and "Peek-A-Babe."
Shopko stores nationwide sold these
garments from June 1999 through October 1999 for between $8 and $15.
The tops of the coveralls are made of
plush, peach-colored knit fabric, with cream-colored collars and sleeve edges. The
coverall tops have three cream-colored, rose-shaped buttons attached to the center front,
from the neck to the waist, and are embroidered with a cream-colored rose.
The bottoms of the coveralls have
eight snaps at the crotch, and are printed with peach- and purple-colored roses, and
peach-colored dots, on a cream-colored knit fabric.
The babydoll tops are made of plush,
cream-colored knit fabric, with peach-colored collars and sleeve edges. The tops have
three peach- colored, rose-shaped buttons attached to the center front, from the neck to
the waist, and are decorated with six peach-colored rosettes along the front waist.
Leggings sold with these tops have purple, lavender and peach stripes on a cream-colored
Consumers should immediately stop
using these garments, and return them to Shopko for a refund.
Consumers with questions should call
Shopko at (800) 791- 7333 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday CT, or visit the
Shopko website at www.shopko.com.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers February 3,
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