Marks and Spencer, Next and Toys R Us are urgently recalling a handful of children's products after safety checks identified problems that could pose a risk to youngsters.

With only weeks until Christmas, parents have been warned a number of items - which could have been bought as presents - may pose a risk.

According to Kent Live , safety checks identified the potential problems which led all three retail giants to recall the products as a precaution.

Parents have been urged to return the items back to stores where they will receive a full refund.

Read on to find out which products could be hazardous and have been recalled.

Marks and Spencer

Marks and Spencer has identified a design fault with pyjamas aimed at girls aged seven to 16.

While no injuries have been reported, the retail found there is a possibility the position of the drawstring on the garment could present a safety hazard.

Marks and Spencer is now recalling the product and advises customers to stop using it immediately.

Description: Girls' Hoodie Check PJ

Product codes: T86/2027

On sale since: September 30, 2017

Price: £18-£22

Age: 7-8 to 15-16

Customers who have purchased these products, or received them as a gift, are asked to return them immediately to any M&S Store (except Simply Food and Outlet stores) where a full refund will be given.

Any customers who have further questions regarding the product should contact Customer Services on 0333 014 8555.


Next is recalling children's coats after a potential problem was identified with the buttons.

The coat passed the rigorous testing required for childrenswear but Next has since found a problem with the bulk production which saw buttons becoming detached and presenting a choking hazard.

Next is now recalling the following coats:

  • Navy Hooded Coat (182560)

If you have bought these coats, you can call 0333 777 8185 to arrange a collection, or return it to your local store.

A Next spokesman said: "We're very sorry for any disappointment and inconvenience caused, but we hope you'll understand that customer safety is our highest priority."

Toys R Us

Retailer Toys R Us is recalling a toy ball as it could be a choking risk.

The Bruin Wiggle Ball is being recalled as the ball's rubber knobs and plastic back could detach from the ball and be a choking hazard to small children.

The toy is identified by item number 067369 and model number 5F6342E.

Toys 'R' Us advises parents and caregivers to keep the toy away from their children and return it to Babies ‘R’ Us or Toys ‘R’ Us for a refund.

The retailer said: “No other products sold by Babies ‘R’ Us are affected by this notice.”

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