Recall: 2012 PAPYRUS Holiday Signature Ornaments
On 2012-12-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding 2012 PAPYRUS Holiday Signature Ornaments due to a potential respiratory or other infections hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2012 for about $24 to $44.
About 50,000 units are involved in this Schurman Retail Group ornament recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Holiday Lights & Decor, n.e.c. category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (855) 730-7998
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What is the problem?
The presence of Aspergillus mold spores were discovered on the products, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or who have impaired immune systems.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled holiday ornaments come in 24 styles and are made of colorfully painted metallic-looking resin. They range from approximately three to six inches in height and are packaged individually in decorative boxes made of heavy paperstock, distressed painting finish and jeweled lid details. The UPC code can be found on the back of the product's hangtag with the PAPYRUS logo or on a label on the bottom of the box.
|Ornament Flamingo pink||90000165304|
|Ornament Star red||90000165328|
|Ornament Green Royal Frogs Set of 2||90000165342|
|Ornament Skiers Male Female Set of 2||90000165359|
|Ornament Cupcake Set of 3||90000165366|
|Ornament Round ball with diamonds Set of 3||90000165373|
|Ornament Angel with harp red and pink||90000165403|
|Ornament Angel blowing horn blue||90000165410|
|Ornament Santa Red||90000165427|
|Ornament Ballerina green with fan||90000165434|
|Ornament Angel folding hands green||90000165465|
|Ornament Unicorn silver with gold mane and tail||90000165472|
|Ornament Hummingbird blue||90000165496|
|Ornament Angel holding green tree||90000165502|
|Ornament Ballerina white||90000165526|
|Ornament Santa holding tree||90000165540|
|Ornament Bird blue||90000165571|
|Ornament Horse Pink and gold||90000165588|
|Ornament Ballerina frog white||90000165595|
|Ornament Heart Magenta||90000165601|
|Ornament Frog Prince Sitting green||90000165564|
|Ornament Angel holding harp||90000165489|
|Ornament Reindeer green with pink and gold||90000165458|
Other PAPYRUS holiday decorations and frames were also recalled.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1742
These items were sold new+ at PAPYRUS and Carlton Cards Stores in the U.S. and Canada during the months of October 2012 and November 2012 for between $24 and $44.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately place the ornament in a container and return the product and decorative box to their nearest PAPYRUS or Carlton Cards Store, or contact Schurman Retail Group for instructions on how to return the product.
Schurman Retail Group toll free at (855)730-7998 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.papyrusonline.com and click on Recalls for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.