J. Crew Recalls Girls’ Coats Due to Choking Hazard (Recall Alert)

The buttons on the front of the coat can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Recall date: February 18, 2016
Recall number: 16-728
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  • J. Crew Girls Puffer Coat in dark wine (maroon)

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    J. Crew Girls Puffer Coat in dark wine (maroon)

  •  J. Crew Girls Puffer Coat in navy (blue)

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    J. Crew Girls Puffer Coat in navy (blue)

  • J. Crew Girls Puffer Coat in sun washed peony (pink)

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    J. Crew Girls Puffer Coat in sun washed peony (pink)

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Girls’ Crewcuts puffer coats

Hazard:

The buttons on the front of the coat can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Consumer Contact:

J. Crew toll free at 800-261-8422 anytime, email at 24-7@jcrew.com or online at https://www.jcrew.com and click on the “Girls” tab located at the top of the page, then click on “Important Safety Notice” located on the top right-hand side of the webpage for more information.  

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Recall Details

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Units

About 16,400 (in addition, 63 units were sold in Canada)

Description

This recall involves Crewcuts brand girls’ puffer coats in dark wine (maroon), navy (blue), and sun washed peony (pink) colors. The coats are padded with geometric squares with six buttons down the front of the coat. There is a faux fur trim lining the hood and the coats were sold in girls sizes 2-14.  Only coats with style number C9048 and PO numbers: 5055794, 5056319, 50565325, 8053606, 8053098 or 8053603 are included in the recall. The style and PO number are printed on a care label sewn into the inside seam of the coats along with “FA 15” or “HO 15.” 

Incidents/Injuries

J. Crew has received four reports of the buttons detaching. No injuries have been reported. 

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coats and return them to J. Crew or Crewcuts stores for a full refund.  Online purchasers will receive email notifications with instructions for returning the coats for a full refund including a postage-paid shipping label. J. Crew is contacting known purchasers directly. 

Sold at

J. Crew and Crewcuts stores nationwide, the J. Crew catalog and online at www.jcrew.com from August 2015 through January 2016 for about $155.

Importer(s)

J. Crew Group Inc., of New York, N.Y.

Manufactured in

China

  • J. Crew Girls Puffer Coat in dark wine (maroon)

  • J. Crew Girls Puffer Coat in navy (blue)

  • J. Crew Girls Puffer Coat in sun washed peony (pink)