Meijer Distribution Recall of Children’s Snow Suits, Jackets November 26, 2004

Meijer Distribution Inc. Announces Recall of Children’s Snow Suits, Jackets

Name of product: Children’s Snow Suits and Jackets

Units: About 14,400

Manufacturer/Importer: Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Hazard: These snow suits and jackets have decorative compasses and corded zipper pull tags that can come off, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Description: The children’s snow suits and jackets were sold in children’s sizes 2T through 5T and 12M through 24M under the brand name, “Falls-Creek®.” The two-piece snow suits included a jacket and overalls. Both clothing items have a small compass attached to the front of the jackets and were manufactured in a variety of colors. The care label bears RN# 48711.

Sold at: Meijer retail stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois from August 2004 to October 2004. The snow suits sold for between $15 and $43.

Manufactured in: China and Philippines

Remedy: Consumers can cut off the compasses and corded zipper pull tags from the zipper pulls, or return the recalled snow suits and jackets to Meijer retailers for a refund.

Consumer Contact: Call Meijer toll-free at (866) 280-8419 anytime of visit the firm’s Web site at