Meijer recalls 140,500 pairs of kids denim jeans due to choking hazard

(WXYZ) - The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced today that they are working with Meijer on a voluntary recall of more than 140,000 pairs of kids jeans. They say the jeans pose a choking hazard.

According to the recall information, no one has been injured yet, but the jeans have a snap that could come loose and be swallowed.

The snap is on the front of the jeans that were sold at Meijer stores between June 2012 and November 2012 for about $12. You can bring the jeans back to the customer service desk at any Meijer store for a full refund.


Here is a description of the jeans from the CPSC to help determine whether you purchased the recalled jeans:

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.


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