PhotoJ. Crew Group of New York, N.Y., is recalling about 16,500 girls’ Crewcuts puffer coats in the U.S and Canada.


The buttons on the front of the coat can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.


The company has received four reports of the buttons detaching. No injuries have been reported.


This recall involves Crewcuts brand girls’ puffer coats in dark wine (maroon), navy (blue), and sun washed peony (pink) colors. The coats are padded with geometric squares with six buttons down the front of the coat. There is a faux fur trim lining the hood and the coats were sold in girls sizes 2-14.


Only coats with style number C9048 and PO numbers: 5055794, 5056319, 50565325, 8053606, 8053098 or 8053603 are included in the recall. The style and PO number are printed on a care label sewn into the inside seam of the coats along with “FA 15” or “HO 15.”


The coats, manufactured in China, were sold at J. Crew and Crewcuts stores nationwide, the J. Crew catalog and online at from August 2015, through January 2016, for about $155.


What to do


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coats and return them to J. Crew or Crewcuts stores for a full refund. Online purchasers will receive email notifications with instructions for returning the coats for a full refund including a postage-paid shipping label. J. Crew is contacting known purchasers directly.


Consumers may contact J. Crew toll free at 800-261-8422 anytime by email at or online at and click on the “Girls” tab located at the top of the page, then click on “Important Safety Notice” located on the top right-hand side of the webpage for more information.


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