Recall: Falls Creek Kids Infant and Toddler Denim Jeans
On 2012-12-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Falls Creek Kids Infant and Toddler Denim Jeans due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2012 for about $12.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Meijer jeans recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Bottoms category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 700,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 927-8699
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What is the problem?
The snap on the front of the infant and toddler denim jeans may come loose and separate from the fabric, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
Falls Creek Kids infant and toddler, boys and girls, denim jeans were sold in sizes 12M-5T. "Falls Creek Kids" is printed on a tag sewn on the inside back of the waistband. The jeans are denim with or without a pink star or heart graphic design stitched on the outside front and back of the jeans. The jeans also were sold with cargo style pockets. There is label on the inside of the recalled jeans near the front left pocket that includes the date of production: 04/2012 and production location: Zhangjiagang, China.
Falls Creek Kids infant jeans with production code 4/2012 in sizes 0-3 mos, 3-6 mos or 6-9 mos. printed on a label on the inside of the back waistband are not included in the recall.
These items were sold new+ at Meijer and HEB stores nationwide from June 2012 through November 2012 for about $12.
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 denim jeans and bring them to the customer service desk at any Meijer or HEB store for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Meijer at (800)927-8699 anytime. Consumers can also visit www.meijer.com and click on Product Recalls under the Help section.
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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