Recall: Falls Creek Kids Infant and Toddler Hoodies
On 2018-12-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Falls Creek Kids Infant and Toddler Hoodies due to a potential Choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2018 for about $14.
About 30,000 units are involved in this Meijer hoodie recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Outerwear & Sweatshirts category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 170 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The zipper slider can detach from the hoodie, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Falls Creek Kids branded children's zip up hoodies sold in five color styles in sizes 12M,18M, 24M, 2T,3T 4T and 5T. "Falls Creek Kids" and "Made in China" are printed on the inner collar. The tracking number is printed on a sewn-in label on the inner side seam.
|Falls Creek Kids zip up hoodies||12M, 18M, 24M, 2T, 3T, 4T and 5T||
"MAY 2018 17677,"
"MAY 2018 17506," or
"AUGUST 2018 17932"
|navy with white and
orange striped sleeves
|teal with white and
navy striped sleeves
|gray with a football play
|olive green with a bear
|gray girl's hoodie with
These items were sold new+ at Meijer stores nationwide from June 2018 through October 2018 for about $14.
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 take the recalled hoodies away from children, stop using them and return them to any Meijer store for a full refund.
Meijer at 800-927-8699 anytime or online at www.Meijer.com and click on "Product Recalls" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Meijer has received one report of the zipper slider body and pull detaching from a hoodie. No injuries have been reported.
+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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