Kroger Recalls Children's Hooded Sweatshirts for Choking Hazard

Kroger Recalls Children's Hooded Sweatshirts for Choking Hazard
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March 12, 2015

Kroger is recalling about 140,000 zippered hooded sweatshirts that were sold in various grocery stores.

The sweatshirt zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. The company has received one complaint of a defective zipper, but no injuries were reported.

This recall involves Kids Korner brand cotton/poly blend fleece zipper hooded that were sold in 62 different prints and solid colors in sizes for infants, toddlers and young children. A white label sewn into the lower left inside seam reads Inter-American Products, Lahore, Pakistan and has style number ending in 8025, 8025P, 8128, 8128P, 8174P, 8251, 8326 or 8326P. Also on the label are the following manufacture dates: March 2014, April 2014, June 2014 or November 2014 and batch numbers: 1, FLC-P5, FLC-P6 or FLC-P8.

Photos of all the sweatshirts included in the recall can be found on the company website.

They were sold at Dillons, Fred Meyer, King Soopers Marketplace, Kroger, Smith's and Fry's Marketplace and other stores nationwide from June 2014 through February 2015 for between $8 and $10.

Consumers should immediately take the sweatshirt away from young children and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers without a sales receipt will be refunded current retail price.

Kroger can be contacted at (800) 576-4377.