J.C. Penney Corporation of Plano, Texas, is recalling about 5,400 pair of Okie Dokie Denim Patches Shortie shorts.
The patches on the shorts can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
No incidents or injuries have been reported.
This recall involves Okie Dokie Denim Patches Shortie shorts with a rainbow and a slice of watermelon patch on the front of each pocket with tan stitching along the seams.
The shorts were sold in toddler sizes 2T through 5T.
The item number 324-8191 and date code 12/17 are printed on a white tag on the inside back seam of the shorts.
The sorts, manufactured in China, were sold exclusively at JCPenney stores nationwide and online at www.jcpenney.com from February 2018, through June 2018, for about $22.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the shorts and contact JCPenney for instructions on returning the shorts for a full refund in the form of a JCPenney gift card.
Consumers may contact JCPenney at 800-322-1189 from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. (CT) Monday through Sunday or online at www.jcpenney.com and click on “Help” at the bottom of the page and then “Product Recalls” for more information.