June 8, 2004

Old Navy Announces Recall of Children’s Zippered Outerwear


Name of product: Children’s Zippered Outerwear

Units: 666,000

Manufacturer: Old Navy LLC, of San Francisco, Calif.

Hazard: The plastic zipper pull can detach from the zipper, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Description: This recall involves children’s outerwear garments with a clear, oval-shaped zipper pull. The garments were sold in sizes 6 months to 4T. Style numbers are printed on a white label sewn into the garment. The label is located under the garment-care tag.

Style Numbers



Fur Trim Coat


˝ zip mock neck fleece pullover


˝ zip mock neck fleece pullover, floral


˝ zip mock neck fleece pullover, striped


frost free jacket


quilted fur coat


fleece jumper hoodie

Sold at: Old Navy stores and oldnavy.com nationwide from November 2003 through May 2004 from between $14 and $34.

Manufactured in: Korea, Vietnam and Philippines.

Remedy: Consumers should return the garments to any Old Navy store for a refund and a complimentary $5 appreciation card.

Consumer Contact: Call Old Navy toll-free at (866) 580-9930 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.