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J. Crew Group Inc. recalls Crewcuts Girls Puffer Coats

Starting date:
February 18, 2016
Posting date:
February 18, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Children's Products, Clothing and Accessories
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Choking Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and J. Crew Group Inc.

Affected products

This recall involves Crewcuts Girls puffer coats

Product description

This recall involves various colours of Crewcuts Girls Puffer Coats with model C9048 and date codes Fa 15 and Ho 15.

Affected coats in Canada have the following numbers on the care label:

  • 5055794
  • 5056319
  • 8053606
  • 5056525
  • 8053098
  • 8053603

Hazard identified

The buttons on the recalled coats may detach posing choking hazard for young children.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these recalled coats. J. Crew has received reports of four incidents with the recalled coats.  None of the incidents originated in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 143 units of the recalled coats were sold at J. Crew retail stores in Canada and online at  Approximately 16,370 units of the coats were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from August 2015 through January 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


J. Crew Group Inc.
New York
New York
Bosideng International Fashion Limited

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the coats and contact J. Crew for a full refund.

For more information, Consumers can contact J. Crew at (800) 261-7422 anytime daily, by email or online and click on "Important Notice"

Consumers who purchased the garments online will receive instructions for returning the coats, including a postage-paid shipping label.  J. Crew is directly contacting those consumers who bought the coats online.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.