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Amerex Group Recalls Infant Fur Jackets Due to Choking Hazard

  • Recalled Cheetah Fur Jacket for infants
  • Labels for the recalled Cheetah Fur Jacket for infants.
Name of Product:
Infant Cheetah Fur jackets
Hazard:

The jacket’s snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
April 02, 2019
Units:
About 1,550
Consumer Contact

Amerex Group at 800-230-3418 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at InfantJacketRecall@AmerexGroup.com or online at www.amerexgroup.com and click on the Recall Information tab at the top of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves a faux fur mid-weight jacket sold in infant sizes 12 to 24 months. The underside of the jacket’s label contains the printed style number C2185125-CT or C218525. Amerex Group is printed on a label underneath the washing instructions label.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled jacket away from children, stop using it and contact Amerex Group for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received two reports of the snaps detaching from the jacket, including one report of a child that began to choke.

Sold At

Carter’s, Century 21 Stores, TJ Maxx/Marshalls, stores nationwide and online at www.Zulily.com and www.carters.com from July 2018 through February 2019 for about $65.

Manufacturer(s):

Pinghu Tianli Garment Co., LTD, of Jiaxing, China

Manufactured In:
China
Distributor(s):

Amerex Group, LLC, of New York, N.Y. 

Recall number:
19-093
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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