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Amerex Group Recalls Infant Fur Jackets Due to Choking Hazard


Recall Date: April 2, 2019

Recall Number: 19-093

Recall Summary

Name of product: Infant Cheetah Fur jackets

Hazard: The jacket’s snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy: Refund. Consumers should immediately take the recalled jacket away from children, stop using it and contact Amerex Group for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Amerex Group at 800-230-3418 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at or online at and click on the Recall Information tab at the top of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units: About 1,550

Description: This recall involves a faux fur mid-weight jacket sold in infant sizes 12 to 24 months. The underside of the jacket’s label contains the printed style number C2185125-CT or C218525. Amerex Group is printed on a label underneath the washing instructions label.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of the snaps detaching from the jacket, including one report of a child that began to choke.

Sold At: Carter’s, Century 21 Stores, TJ Maxx/Marshalls, stores nationwide and online at and from July 2018 through February 2019 for about $65.

Manufacturer(s): Pinghu Tianli Garment Co., LTD, of Jiaxing, China

Distributor(s): Amerex Group, LLC, of New York, N.Y.

Manufactured In: China

Author: Marianne Halterman

Marianne is a member of the SafeKids Coalition of the Central Shenandoah Valley. is an informational site devoted to keeping children safe and informing parents, family members and caregivers of current issues affecting child health and safety.