Recall: Extra-large Crayons
On 2018-05-17, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Extra-large Crayons due to a potential Laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2017 for about $36.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Excelligence Learning d/b/a Discount School Supply extra-large crayons recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Arts, Crafts & Stationery Supply category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 6 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The red crayons in the multi-color sets can contain glass, posing a laceration hazard to the user.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Colorations brand 200 extra-large crayon sets, including 25 red crayons. The extra-large crayons measure about 4.5 inches long and .5 inches in diameter. The crayons were packaged in a purple and yellow box with the Colorations logo printed on the box.
These items were sold new+ at Exclusively online at DiscountSchoolSupply.com from June 2017 through October 2017 for about $36.
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 stop using the recalled crayons and contact Discount School Supply to obtain a free full replacement set. Discount School Supply is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Discount School Supply at 800-338-4430 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com, or online at www.discountschoolsupply.com and click on "Safety Information" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received two reports of a red crayon with glass in it. No injuries have been reported.
+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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