Recall Date: March 11, 2015
Recall Number: 15-096
Name of Product: Children’s zipper hooded sweatshirts
Hazard: The sweatshirt zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Consumers should immediately take the sweatshirt away from young children and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers without a sales receipt will be refunded current retail price.
Consumer Contact: Kroger at (800) 576-4377 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.kroger.com and click on the Recall Alerts link at the top of the main page for more information.
Units: About 140,000
Description: This recall involves Kids Korner brand boy’s, girl’s and toddler’s cotton/poly blend fleece zipper hooded sweatshirts with a front zipper, two front pockets and knit ribbing around the wrists and waist. The sweatshirts were sold in 62 different prints and solid colors in infant, toddler to children’s size 4. The size can be found on a label sewn into the back seam of the neck. A white label sewn into the lower left inside seam reads Inter-American Products, Lahore, Pakistan and has style number ending in 8025, 8025P, 8128, 8128P, 8174P, 8251, 8326 or 8326P. Also on the label are the following manufacture dates: March 2014, April 2014, June 2014 or November 2014 and batch numbers: 1, FLC-P5, FLC-P6 or FLC-P8. To view photos of all recalled sweatshirts, visit the Recall Alerts section on the firm’s web site.
Incidents/Injuries: Kroger has received one report of a zipper pull detaching from the sweatshirt. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Dillons, Fred Meyer, King Soopers Marketplace, Kroger, Smith’s and Fry’s Marketplace and other stores nationwide from June 2014 through February 2015 for between $8 and $10.
Importer: Fred Meyer, Inc., of Portland, Ore. dba Kroger of Cincinnati, Ohio
Manufactured in: Pakistan