Remember last summer, when Meijer was offering $10 off the price of a pair of jeans when you purchased a $50 Meijer gift card? Well some of those jeans have been recalled! Here’s the information from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Falls Creek Kids infant and toddler denim jeans
Units: About 140,500
Importer: Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.
Manufacturer: Zhangjiagang Xingyu Print and Dye Knittingly Co., LTD , of Zhangjiagang, China
Hazard: 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.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: 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.
Sold exclusively at: Meijer and HEB stores nationwide from June 2012 through November 2012 for about $12.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: 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.
Consumer Contact: 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.
You can see pictures of the jeans being recalled on this page.