Recall: Okie Dokie Denim Patches Shortie Shorts
On 2018-07-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Okie Dokie Denim Patches Shortie Shorts due to a potential Choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2018 for about $22.
About 5,000 units are involved in this JCPenney shorts 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 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 700,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The patches on the shorts can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Okie Dokie Denim Patches Shortie shorts. These jean shorts have a rainbow and a slice of watermelon patch on the front of each pocket with tan stitching along the seams. The shorts were sold in toddler sizes 2T through 5T. The item number 324-8191 and date code 12/17 are printed on a white tag on the inside back seam of the shorts.
These items were sold new+ at JCPenney stores nationwide and online at www.jcpenney.com from February 2018 through June 2018 for about $22.
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 shorts and contact JCPenney for instructions on returning the shorts for a full refund in the form of a JCPenney gift card.
JCPenney at 800-322-1189 from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. CT Monday through Sunday or online at www.jcpenney.com and click on "Help" and then "Product Recalls" 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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