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Amerex Group recalls infant fur jackets

The jacket’s snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard

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Amerex Group of New York, N.Y., is recalling about 1,550 infant cheetah fur jackets.

The jacket’s snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

The firm has received two reports of the snaps detaching from the jacket, including one report of a child that began to choke.

This recall involves a faux fur mid-weight jacket sold in infant sizes 12 to 24 months. The underside of the jacket’s label contains the printed style number C2185125-CT or C218525. Amerex Group is printed on a label underneath the washing instructions label.

The jackets, manufactured in China, were sold at Carter’s, Century 21 Stores, TJ Maxx/Marshalls, stores nationwide and online at www.Zulily.com and www.carters.com from July 2018, through February 2019, for about $65.

What to do

Consumers should immediately take the recalled jacket away from children, stop using it and contact Amerex Group for a full refund.

Consumers may contact Amerex Group at (800) 230-3418 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at InfantJacketRecall@AmerexGroup.com, or online at www.amerexgroup.com and click on the “Recall” tab at the top of the page for more information.

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