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Carter's Recalls Infant Clothing with Zippers

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About 218,000 units of One-piece footed infant clothing with a zipper were voluntarily recalled by The William Carter Company, of Atlanta, Ga., in cooperation with the CPSC.

Manufactured in: China

Hazard: The zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves eight styles of one-piece, footed cotton clothing for infants made by Carter’s.  They have a zipper from the foot to the neck and were sold in sizes newborn, 3, 6 and 9 months. Baby B’gosh®, Child of Mine® made by Carter’s or Just One You® made by Carter’s is printed on the fabric inside the neck area. The style number is printed on a side seam label.

(Image credit: CPSC.)

Brand             Style Number Description
Baby B’gosh414-208Yellow with white quarter moons and gray and white stars print.
Child of Mine715-839Baseball-style, white with blue stripes, yellow accents and  “Little Brother” printed on the chest.
Just One You520-242White background with navy stripes and green neck  binding. Sold as a 2-pack with:
597B537Light blue with a nautical and green crabs print and “Captain Cutie” on the left chest.
520-243White with a pink cupcake print. Sold as 2-pack with:
597B538Pink with small polka dots and a bunny ballerina on the left chest.
520-244White with green stripes and an elephant and duck on the left chest. Sold as 2-pack with:
597B539White with a gray elephant, gray bear, green frog and yellow duck print.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled clothing away from infants and return it to Carter’s for a full refund.

Sold at: OshKosh B’gosh, Walmart and Target nationwide from December 2012 through January 2013 for between $7 and $20.  Baby B’gosh sleepwear was also sold online at

Consumer Contact: Carter’s, Inc.; toll-free at (888) 282-4674 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at and click on Product Recalls.

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