400 Reports Of Baby Rashes Give Heed To Clothing Warnings

African American man holding babyAbout 400 babies who wore Carter’s Inc. baby clothes developed rashes on their backs. The government warns parents about their tag-less labels.

The warning includes about 110 million garments, said Mary Drayna, a manager for the Atlanta company. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday that children should stop using these garments if they develop a rash, but the agency did not announce a recall of the product line.

Drayna said the affected clothing includes knit items such as body suits, shirts and pajamas. She said the items have prompted about 400 reports of baby rashes, but she could not comment on how serious any of the rashes were or if any required hospital visits.