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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
Distributor(s):
Amerex Group, LLC, of New York, N.Y.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
19-093
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