CPSC – Meijer Recalls Falls Creek Kids Denim Jeans Due to Choking Hazard

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Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Falls Creek kids jeans with stars/heart designs

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Falls Creek kids jeans with stars/heart designs

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Falls Creek Kids jeans with hearts on rear pockets

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Falls Creek Kids jeans with hearts on rear pockets

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Falls Creek Kids jeans with plain front and back pockets

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Falls Creek Kids jeans with plain front and back pockets

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Falls Creek Kids cargo jeans

Falls Creek Kids infant and toddler denim jeans

The snap on the front of the infant and toddler denim jeans may come loose and separate from the fabric, posing a choking hazard to young children.

For additional information, contact Meijer at (800) 927-8699 anytime. Consumers can also visit www.meijer.com and click on Product Recalls under the Help section.

About 140,500

Falls Creek Kids infant and toddler, boys and girls, denim jeans were sold in sizes 12M-5T. “Falls Creek Kids” is printed on a tag sewn on the inside back of the waistband. The jeans are denim with or without a pink star or heart graphic design stitched on the outside front and back of the jeans. The jeans also were sold with cargo style pockets. There is label on the inside of the recalled jeans near the front left pocket that includes the date of production: 04/2012 and production location: Zhangjiagang, China. Falls Creek Kids infant jeans with production code 4/2012 in sizes 0-3 mos, 3-6 mos or 6-9 mos. printed on a label on the inside of the back waistband are not included in the recall.

None reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using the denim jeans and bring them to the customer service desk at any Meijer or HEB store for a full refund.

Meijer and HEB stores nationwide from June 2012 through November 2012 for about $12.

Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Zhangjiagang Xingyu Print and Dye Knittingly Co., LTD , of Zhangjiagang, China

China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov

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