Denim Shorts Sold at JCPenney Stores Nationwide Present Choking Hazard to Children

The affected shorts were sold at JCPenney stores and online from February 2018 through June 2018

Denim Shorts Sold at JCPenney Stores Nationwide Present Choking Hazard to Children
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July 25, 2018

JCPenney has announced the recall of Okie Dokie Denim Patches Shortie shorts because the patches on the shorts can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Recalled Product Details

The recalled denim shorts have a rainbow and a slice of watermelon patch on the front of each pocket with tan stitching along the seams. The shorts were sold in toddler sizes 2T through 5T. The item number 324-8191 and a date code of 12/17 are printed on a white tag on the inside back seam of the shorts.

When and where were they sold?

The affected shorts were sold at JCPenney stores nationwide and online at jcpenney.com from February 2018 through June 2018.

No incidents or injuries related to this recall have been reported, to date.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Okie Dokie Denim Patches Shortie shorts and contact JCPenney for instructions on returning the shorts for a full refund in the form of a JCPenney gift card.

For more information about this recall, contact JCPenney at (800) 322-1189.