Recall: Children's zipper hooded sweatshirts and girls bomber jackets
On 2017-04-04, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Children's zipper hooded sweatshirts and girls bomber jackets due to a potential choking and laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2017 for about $7 to $10.
About 50,000 units are involved in this Fred Meyer sweatshirts recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Outerwear & Sweatshirts category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 170 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The zipper pull can detach from the sweatshirt, posing choking and laceration hazards to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Kids Korner brand fleece hooded sweatshirts and girls bomber jackets with a front zipper, two front pockets, and knit ribbing around the wrists and waist. The sweatshirts were sold in 18 different prints and solid colors in infant, toddler, and children's sizes 9 months to youth size 7. Kids Korner is printed on the label at the back of the neck. A white label sewn into the lower left inside seam has the manufacture date of "11/16" and style numbers ending in 8701P, 8701YD, 8671P, 9019, or 9022P.
These items were sold new+ at Fred Meyer, Kroger, Smith's and Fry's Marketplace from February 2017 through March 2017 for between $7 and $10.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the sweatshirt or jacket, and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Fred Meyer at 800-576-4377 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at https://www.fredmeyer.com and click on "Recall Alert" located at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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