The Children’s Place Recalls Denim Shorts Due to Choking Hazard

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–May 13, 2010.  The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Denim Cargo Shorts

Units: About 29,000

Manufacturer: The Children’s Place Services Company LLC, of Secaucus, NJ

Hazard: The denim shorts’ metal snaps could detach from the shorts, posing a choking hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None.

Description: This recall involves denim shorts sold at The Children’s Place with item numbers 567844 or 567967 only. The item number can be found on a sewn-in label located on the side of the shorts. The shorts were sold in sizes 0/3 months to 12 months. Shorts with other item numbers are not included in this recall.

Sold exclusively at: The Children’s Place Services online store from March 23, 2010 through April 8, 2010 for about $12.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled shorts away from children. E-commerce customers will be mailed a postage-pre-paid envelope with instructions on how to return the shorts for a full refund.

Retailer Contact: For additional information, contact The Children’s Place Services between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday toll-free at (877) 752-2387 or visit the firm’s website at