Next recall children's clothing over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children's coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

Wednesday, 29th November 2017, 10:22 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 5:25 am

The company say that despite “rigorous checking” taking place, a problem has come to light where buttons may become detached, presenting a choking hazard for young children.

The two items concerned are Navy Hooded Coat (with item code: 182560), and a Grey / Pink Fur Collar Coat (code: 191228).

A company spokesperson said: “We have identified that the bulk production has not achieved the same high standard consistently.

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“We’ve taken the decision of recalling it and request that you return the coat to us for a full refund.”

Anyone who has purchased either item can call 0333 777 8185 to arrange a collection, or they can return the coat to their local store. Customers who have given either coat as a gift should ask the recipient to contact Next.

Next added: “We’re very sorry for any disappointment and inconvenience caused, but we hope you’ll understand that customer safety is our highest priority.”