Toysmith Recalls Animal Snap Bracelets Due to Laceration Hazard
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Animal Snap Bracelet
Units: About 89,500 units
Importer: Toysmith of Sumner, Wash.
Hazard: The metal snap band can wear through the fabric covering resulting in exposing sharp edges and posing a laceration hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received eight reports of injuries including lacerations.
Description: This recall includes Animal Snap Bracelets in assorted metallic fabrics with animal figures, including: Seahorse, Frog, Snake, Starfish, Crab, Lizard, Dolphin and Fish. Manufacturing date codes between 07/11 and 01/12 are printed on a sewn-in label found on the inside of the bracelet. The label includes the Toysmith name and address. A round paper tag is attached to the product with the product name, Toysmith information, the words "Item # 2360 Animal Snap Bracelet," SKU number and bar code.
Sold at: Cost Plus World Market, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and other retailers from September 2011 to February 2012 for about $3.00.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should return the product to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Toysmith at (800) 356-0474 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.toysmith.com.
For more information, visit www.cpsc.gov.