Fred Meyer Recalls Children’s Hooded Sweatshirts and Girls Bomber Jackets Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards

Pink with yellow polka-dot girls bomber jacket

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–April 4, 2017

Recall Summary:

Name of product:  Children’s zipper hooded sweatshirts and girls bomber jackets
Hazard:  The zipper pull can detach from the sweatshirt, posing choking and laceration hazards to children.
Consumer Contact:  Fred Meyer at 800-576-4377 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at  and click on “Recall Alert” located at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details:

Units:  About 48,000
Description:  This recall involves Kids Korner brand fleece hooded sweatshirts and girls bomber jackets with a front zipper, two front pockets, and knit ribbing around the wrists and waist. The sweatshirts were sold in 18 different prints and solid colors in infant, toddler, and children’s sizes 9 months to youth size 7. Kids Korner is printed on the label at the back of the neck. A white label sewn into the lower left inside seam has the manufacture date of “11/16” and style numbers ending in 8701P, 8701YD, 8671P, 9019, or 9022P.
Incidents/Injuries:  None reported
Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the sweatshirt or jacket, and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Sold At  Fred Meyer, Kroger, Smith’s and Fry’s Marketplace from February 2017 through March 2017 for between $7 and $10.
Importer(s):  Fred Meyer, Inc., of Portland, Ore.
Manufactured In:  China