Saturday, February 4, 2023

Warning! Children’s clothing recalled for high lead levels

WASHINGTON — A set of children’s clothing from manufacturer Bentex has been recalled because of dangerously high levels of lead in the textile ink, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Lead is toxic to young children and can cause serious health problems. Consumers should immediately remove the affected clothing from children and contact Bentex for a refund and instructions on how to return or dispose of the clothing.

According to the CPSC, all sets featured Disney characters and were sold at stores including TJ Maxx, Ross, Burlington, Army & Airforce Exchange Service and, among other stores across the country and online.

According to the Bentex Post, the items sold from November 2021 to August 2022 for between $5 and $25.

Refund Information

Consumers can call Bentex at 800-451-0285 ET Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or email

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The following items are included in the recall. The item and batch numbers are printed on the collar or side label of the garment.

Knit Legging Set – G9P6456M

Children’s 100% polyester 2-piece set for baby girls and girls size 18. The set includes a long-sleeved yellow top with a Minnie Mouse print and black leggings with white and yellow flowers.

Lot No. 69P6456MI-0122, 79P6456MI-0122, 89P6456MI-0122, 99P6456MI-0122 69P6456MI-0722, 79P6456MI-0722, 89P6456MI-0722, 99P6456MI-0722

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Credit: CPSC Manufacturer Bentex has recalled nine sets of children’s clothing because of a health hazard caused by high levels of lead in the fabric’s ink.

Cycling Shorts Set – G1E2125MI

Kids two-piece outfit for kids. The set includes a red polyester short-sleeve T-shirt with a Minnie Mouse print and gray shorts with black polka dots and Minnie Mouse heads.

Lot No. 71E2125MI-0122

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Credit: CPSC This recalled set from Bentex features a red polyester short-sleeve T-shirt with a Minnie Mouse print and gray shorts with black polka dots and Minnie Mouse heads.

Girls’ Shorts Set – SP2247971DC

Children’s 2-piece set for toddlers through girls, sizes 4-6X. The set is a yellow polyester short-sleeved T-shirt with Winnie the Pooh and “Hello Honey” prints on it. The shorts are light blue in color with a Winnie the Pooh print and yellow trim.

Lot No. SP2247971DC 3/2022

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Credit: CPSC

Girls’ Shorts Set – SP2246088DS

Children’s 2-piece set for girls sizes 4-16. The set is a purple polyester short-sleeved T-shirt featuring 4 Disney Dynasty characters and a “wickedly fierce” print. The shorts are gray with purple trim.

Lot No. SP2246088DS 03/2022

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Credit: CPSCU One of the recalled Bentex outfits is a purple polyester short-sleeve T-shirt with 4 Disney Dynasty characters and “wickedly fierce” printed on the T-shirt.

Boys’ Shorts Set – B2E6459LN

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100% cotton 2 piece baby set for newborns and infants. The outfit is a long-sleeved green T-shirt with Grodu (Baby Yoda) and a frog print. The shorts are green striped with prints of Grodus (Baby Yoda) and frogs.

Lot No. 02E6459LN-0322, 12E6459LN-0322

Set of 3 Shorts – B2E6919MM

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The set is a pack of three 100% cotton shorts in grey, yellow and brown with Mickey Mouse print. The shorts feature a color-matching drawstring around the waist and fit newborn to toddler, sizes 4-7.

Lot No. 02E6919MM-0322, 12E6919MM-0322, 22E6919MM-0322, 32E6919MM-0322

Set of 3 Pant – B2P6920MM

Three-pack of 100% cotton sweatpants in gray, yellow and brown with a Mickey Mouse print and fit newborn through newborn in sizes 4-7.

Lot Number for 02P6920MM-0322, 12P6920MM-0322, 22P6920MM-0322, 32P6920MM-0322

Boys’ Shorts Set – B2E5094PH

100% cotton children’s 2-piece set for babies and toddlers. The set is a short-sleeved yellow T-shirt with prints of Winnie the Pooh, Tigger and “Just Being Me”. The shorts are gray with a print of Winnie the Pooh and Tiger Head.

Batch Number 12E5094PH-1021 22E5094PH-1021

Kids Legging Set – G2P6361MI

Infant 2-piece polyester jersey set for baby boys and girls, sizes 4-7. The costume is a short-sleeved green T-shirt with Minnie Mouse and “Best Buds” printed on it. Pink leggings with white flowers and brown polka dots.

Lot No. 62P6361MI-0322, 72P6361MI-0322, 82P6361MI-0322

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