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Falls-Creek Children's Snow Suits, Jackets

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SIAR Code: 20278
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Notifying Country: United States of America
Source URL: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2005/CPSC-Meijer-Distribution-Inc-Announce-Recall-of-Childrens-Snow-Suits-Jackets-
Publication Date: Nov 26, 2004
Product Origin Country: China, Philippines
Manufacturer: Meijer; Falls-Creek
Defect Description: Meijer Distribution Recall of Children's Snow Suits, Jackets NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2004 Release #05-058 Firm's Hotline: (866) 280-8419 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact:(301) 504-7908 CPSC, Meijer Distribution Inc. Announce Recall of Children's Snow Suits, Jackets WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturers named below, today announced voluntary recalls of the following consumer products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Children's Snow Suits and Jackets Units: About 14,400 Manufacturer/Importer: Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich. Hazard: These snow suits and jackets have decorative compasses and corded zipper pull tags that can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children. Incidents/Injuries: The firm received one report of a young child who removed the decorative compass from a jacket and placed a plastic piece in her mouth. No injuries have been reported. Description: The children's snow suits and jackets were sold in children's sizes 2T through 5T and 12M through 24M under the brand name, "Falls-Creek®." The two-piece snow suits included a jacket and overalls. Both clothing items have a small compass attached to the front of the jackets and were manufactured in a variety of colors. The care label bears RN# 48711. Sold at: Meijer retail stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois from August 2004 to October 2004. The snow suits sold for between $15 and $43. Manufactured in: China and Philippines Remedy: Consumers can cut off the compasses and corded zipper pull tags from the zipper pulls, or return the recalled snow suits and jackets to Meijer retailers for a refund. Consumer Contact: Call Meijer toll-free at (866) 280-8419 anytime of visit the firm's Web site at www.meijer.com.