Recall on toddlers jeans pants and shorts

On January 6, 2011 Health Canada ordered a recall on toddler girls' pants, jeans, and shorts from 77kids by american eagle.

This recall involves various styles of girls' pants, jeans, and shorts from 77kids by american eagle. The recalled clothing was sold in sizes 12 to 18 months up to five years.

Style numbers included in the recall are below; the style number is printed on a sewn-in label located under the care/content label on the inside of the waistband.

  • Skinny Cord Style Number 3007
  • Boyfriend Vintage Wash Style Number 3012
  • Cut Off Bermuda Short Style Number 3013
  • Flare Vintage Blue Wash Style Number 3029
  • Flare LT Wash Style Number 3030
  • Flare Rip and Repair Style Number 3034
  • Roll Cuff Bermuda Short Style Number 3035

What is the danger?

The metal clasp on the waistband can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children.

At time of the recall neither Health Canada nor American Eagle Outfitters has received reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these garments.

What should I do?

You should immediately take the recalled garments away from children. If you purchased the garments online you should have received a postage-paid envelope with instructions on how to return the garment for a full refund.

All other consumers should contact American Eagle Outfitters for instructions on how to return the garment.

For more information, consumers may contact American Eagle Outfitters toll-free at 1-888-307-3672 between 9a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday to Friday, or visit the 77kids website.

How many were sold and where?

Approximately 76 of the recalled articles of clothing were sold exclusively online in Canada at These items were sold from July 2010 to August 2010. The recalled clothing was manufactured in China and imported by American Eagle Outfitters Inc. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.