Baby faux-fur cheetah-print jackets recalled over choking hazard

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Choking Hazard Forces Company to Recall Baby Faux-Fur Cheetah-Print Jackets

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

New York-based clothing distributor Amerex Group is recalling faux-fur cheetah-print jackets for babies over a potential choking hazard.

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The midweight jacket was sold in infant sizes 12 to 24 months and the underside of the jacket's label contains the printed style number C2185125-CT or C218525, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Amerex has received two reports of the snaps detaching from the jacket, including one report where a baby began choking on the button, the CPSC said in a news release on its website.

Just over 1,500 of the jackets, which retailed for $65, were sold from July 2018 through February 2019 at a number of stores, including Carter’s, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Century 21, and online through and

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Customers are urged to stop using the jackets immediately and call the company at (800) 230-3418 for a full refund.

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