Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Baby Socks Recalled by Trumpette Due to Choking Hazard

Baby Socks Recalled by Trumpette Due to Choking Hazard

Recall Date: April 10, 2013 -- Recall Number: 13-166

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary
Name of product: "Aubree's" and "Hearts" baby socks

Hazard: The flowers and the bows on the baby socks can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Remedy: Refund
Consumer Contact: Trumpette Inc.; toll-free at (877) 938-7265, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at and click on Recall for more information.

Recall Details
Units: About 33,000 pair
Description: This recall involves "Aubree's" and "Hearts" baby socks sold in sizes 0 to 12 months. "Aubree's" socks have flowers attached to the toes. "Hearts" socks have bows attached to the toes of the heart-patterned socks. "TRUMPETTE" is printed on the soles. They were sold in packages of six pairs of socks in multiple colors. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received eight reports of the flowers or bows detaching from the socks. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled socks away from babies and remove the flowers or bows to eliminate the hazard, or return the socks to the place of purchase or Trumpette for a full refund or store credit.
Sold at: Buy Buy Baby, Right Start and Trumpette stores nationwide and online at, and from December 2012 and February 2013 for about $15.
Importer: Trumpette Inc., of Sacramento, Calif.
Manufacturer: Asia Socks, of China
Manufactured in: China

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