Children’s Place recalls boys’ varsity jackets due to choking hazard

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – According to the U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission, a recall has been issued for the Children’s Place varsity jackets.

The metal snaps on the jackets could detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

This recall involves boys’ knitted fleece varsity jackets in sizes 6 months through 5T. The jackets are royal blue with gray sleeves and have a baseball character with a red hat on the left chest area. “The Children’s Place” is printed on a tag at the neck of the jacket. A white sewn-in label at the side seam has product numbers 158805, 158806, 158807 and vendor number 1408.

About 13,700 units were sold in the U.S.( in addition, 2,200 were sold in Canada).

Consumers should immediately take the recalled jackets away from children and return them to any The Children’s Place store for a full refund.  If the jacket was purchased online, contact The Children’s Place to receive a postage-paid envelope to return the jacket for a full refund.

For more information contact the Children’s Place toll free at (877) 752 2387 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.childrensplace.com and click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page.

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