Recall: Faux-Fur Hooded Bear Coats
On 2017-02-28, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Faux-Fur Hooded Bear Coats due to a potential choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2016 for about $40.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Dillard's fur hooded bear coat 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 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 metal snaps on the jackets can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Starting Out Baby Girls 3-24 Months Faux-Fur Hooded Bear Coat with style numbers F64CI801I and F64CI801N. The coat is labeled for children aged 3-24 months and has metal snap closures. It is an ivory faux fur coat with animal ears on the hood. The "Starting Out" logo and style number can be found on the tag sewn into the garment.
These items were sold new+ at Dillard's stores nationwide and online at www.dillards.com from September 2016 through December 2016 for about $40.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coat and return it to the nearest Dillard's store for a full refund. To obtain a prepaid envelope to return the product by mail, customers can contact Dillard's.
Dillard's at 800-345-5273 from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. ET Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Sunday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.dillards.com and click on "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Dillard's has received one report of snaps detaching. 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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