Around 87,000 sets of children’s clothing are being recalled because the paint on the clothing contains levels of lead that pose a lead poisoning hazard.
The recall involves Bentex children’s clothing sets in nine different Disney-themed styles. Consumers should take the recalled clothing sets away from children and contact Bentex for instructions on how to return to dispose of the clothing to receive a refund.
The clothing sets were sold at TJ Maxx, DD’s/Ross, Burlington, Army; Airforce Exchange Service, online through Amazon and other retailers nationwide. They were sold from Nov. 2021 through Aug. 2022 for between $5 and $25.
The item and batch numbers are printed on the clothing neck or side label. The following clothing sets are subject to the recall:
- Jersey Leggings Set - G9P6456M: Children’s 100% polyester 2-piece set for infant through girls size 18. The set includes a yellow long sleeve top with Minnie Mouse print and black leggings with white and yellow flowers.
- Batch numbers: 69P6456MI-0122, 79P6456MI-0122, 89P6456MI-0122, 99P6456MI-0122 69P6456MI-0722, 79P6456MI-0722, 89P6456MI-0722, 99P6456MI-0722
- Bike Shorts Set - G1E2125MI: Children’s 2-piece set for toddlers. The set includes red polyester short sleeve top with Minnie Mouse print and gray shorts with black polka dots and Minnie Mouse heads.
- Batch number: 71E2125MI-0122
- Girls Shorts Set - SP2247971DC: Children’s 2-piece set for toddlers through girls sizes 4-6X. The set is a yellow polyester Jersey short sleeve t-shirt with Winnie the Pooh and “Hello Hunny” print. The shorts are light blue with Winnie the Pooh print and a yellow trim.
- Batch number: SP2247971DC 3/2022
- Girls Shorts Set - SP2246088DS: Children’s 2-piece set for girls sizes 4-16. The set is a purple polyester Jersey short sleeve t-shirt with 4 Disney Descendants characters and “Wickedly Fierce” printed. The shorts are gray with a purple trim.
- Batch number: SP2246088DS 03/2022
- Boys Shorts Set – B2E6459LN: Children’s 100% cotton 2-piece set for newborns and infants. The set is a green long sleeve top with Grodu (baby Yoda) and frog print. The shorts are green striped with prints of Grodus (baby Yoda) and frogs.
- Batch numbers: 02E6459LN-0322, 12E6459LN-0322
- 3 Pack Shorts Set - B2E6919MM: The set is a three pack of 100% cotton shorts in gray, yellow and brown with a Mickey Mouse print. Shorts have drawstring matching the short color around the waist and are for newborns through boys sizes 4-7.
- Batch numbers: 02E6919MM-0322, 12E6919MM-0322, 22E6919MM-0322, 32E6919MM-0322
- 3 Pack Pants Set - B2P6920MM: The set is a three pack of 100% cotton sweatpants in gray, yellow and brown with a Mickey Mouse Print and are for newborns through boys sizes 4-7.
- Batch numbers: 02P6920MM-0322, 12P6920MM-0322, 22P6920MM-0322, 32P6920MM-0322
- Children’s Shorts Set - B2E5094PH: Children’s 100% cotton 2-piece set for infants and toddlers. The set is a yellow short sleeve t-shirt with Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, and “Just beeing me” print. The shorts are gray with Winnie the Pooh and Tigger heads print.
- Batch numbers: 12E5094PH-1021, 22E5094PH-1021
- Children’s Leggings Set - G2P6361MI: Children’s polyester jersey 2-piece set for infants to girls sizes 4-7. The set is a green short sleeve top with Minnie Mouse, and “Best Buds” printed. Pink leggings with white flowers and brown polka dots.
- Batch numbers: 62P6361MI-0322, 72P6361MI-0322, 82P6361MI-0322
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