Recall: Animal Snap Bracelet by Toysmith
On 2012-08-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Animal Snap Bracelet by Toysmith due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2011 for about $3.
About 90,000 units are involved in this Toysmith bracelet recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Children's/Costume Jewelry category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 51 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 356-0474
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What is the problem?
The metal snap band can wear through the fabric covering resulting in exposing sharp edges and posing a laceration hazard.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at Cost Plus World Market, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and other retailers from September 2011 to February 2012 for about $3.
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 return the product to the store where purchased for a full refund.
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
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received eight reports of injuries including lacerations.
+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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