U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Fast Track Recall
Release Date: March XX, 2019
Release Number: 19-DRAFT_V1
Amerex Recalls Infant’s Cheetah Fur Jacket Due to Choking Hazard
Name of Product: Cheetah Fur Jacket
Hazard: The jacket’s snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled jacket away from children, stop using it, and contact Amerex Group, LLC, for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Amerex Group, LLC, at 800-230-3418 from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, 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.
Units: About 1,550
Description: This recall involves a fur midweight jacket sold in infant sizes, 12-24 months, style number C2185125-CT and C218525 printed on a tracking label, located under the care content label sewn under the main label inside the jacket.
Incidents/Injuries: Amerex Group, LLC has received two reports of buttons detaching from the jacket, with one of those incidents involved a child choking.
Sold at: Carter’s, Century 21 Stores, TJ Maxx/Marshalls, Zulily and online at www.carters.com from July 2018 through February 2019 for about $65.
Distributor: Amerex Group, LLC, of New York, N.Y.
Manufacturer: Pinghu Tianli Garment Co., LTD, of Jiaxing, China
Manufactured in: China
Recalled Cheetah Fur Jacket for infants.
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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