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Gap recalls children's coats
May '09
Blue Plaid Toggle Coat
Blue Plaid Toggle Coat
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: babyGap Children's Coats

Units: About 19,200 in the U.S. and 3,900 in Canada

Retailer: Gap Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.

Hazard: The coats have toggle fasteners that could break and detach from the coat, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves three different children's coat styles with toggles including Rose Toggle Hoodie (style 600298), Pink Duffle Coat (style 600344), and Blue Plaid and Mojave Toggle Coat (style 600942). The coats were sold in infant sizes up to 24 months and are made of cotton, polyester, or polyester/acrylic. The toggles are light tan plastic and about 1 3/4 inches long.

Sold at: babyGap, GapKids and Gap Stores nationwide and at gap.com from October 2008 through April 2009.

Manufactured in: China and Indonesia

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled coats away from children and return them to any babyGap, GapKids, or Gap store for a full refund. Consumers who return the coats before August 31, 2009 will also receive a 20 percent off coupon for a regular priced item. Contact Gap to return by mail if purchased online.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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