The Children's Place Recalls Boys' Varsity Jackets Due to Choking Hazard

Aug 06, 2015, 11:11 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/The-Childrens-Place-Recalls-Boys-Varsity-Jackets/

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Boys' varsity jackets

Hazard: The metal snaps on the jackets could detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Refund
Consumers should immediately take the recalled jackets away from children and return them to any The Children's Place store for a full refund.  If the jacket was purchased online, contact The Children's Place to receive a postage-paid envelope to return the jacket for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: The Children's Place toll free at (877) 752 2387 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.childrensplace.com and click on "Recall Information" at the bottom of the page.

Recall Details

Units: About 13,700 (in addition, 2,200 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves boys' knitted fleece varsity jackets in sizes 6 months through 5T. The jackets are royal blue with gray sleeves and have a baseball character with a red hat on the left chest area. "The Children's Place" is printed on a tag at the neck of the jacket. A white sewn-in label at the side seam has product numbers 158805, 158806, 158807 and vendor number 1408.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold exclusively at: The Children's Place stores nationwide and online at www.childrensplace.com from December 2014 through July 2015 for about $30.

Importer: The Children's Place Services Company LLC, of Secaucus, N.J.

Manufactured in: Pakistan

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54504r-eng.php

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