Thursday, August 6, 2015

The Children’s Place Recalls Boys’ Varsity Jackets Due to Choking Hazard

Hazard: The metal snaps on the jackets could detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Refund. Consumers should immediately take the recalled jackets away from children and return them to any The Children’s Place store for a full refund. If the jacket was purchased online, contact The Children’s Place to receive a postage-paid envelope to return the jacket for a full refund. Consumer Contact: The Children’s Place toll free at (877) 752 2387 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at

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Units: About 13,700 (in addition, 2,200 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves boys’ knitted fleece varsity jackets in sizes 6 months through 5T. The jackets are royal blue with gray sleeves and have a baseball character with a red hat on the left chest area. “The Children’s Place” is printed on a tag at the neck of the jacket. A white sewn-in label at the side seam has product numbers 158805, 158806, 158807 and vendor number 1408.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold exclusively at: The Children’s Place stores nationwide and online at from December 2014 through July 2015 for about $30.

Importer: The Children’s Place Services Company LLC, of Secaucus, N.J.

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