Recall: Gadget Pencil Cases
On 2015-08-05, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Gadget Pencil Cases due to a potential ingestion, injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2015 for about $15.
About 300 units are involved in this Disney Store pencil case recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Arts, Crafts & Stationery Supply category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 6 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (866) 902-2798
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What is the problem?
The two magnets holding the pencil case lid closed can detach, posing an ingestion hazard. When these two magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside a child's intestines and result in serious internal injuries.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The Gadget Pencil Cases are 9 1/2 inches by 4 inches by 1 inch plastic boxes with spring-loaded compartments for a pencil sharpener, scissors, ruler, eraser, tape and five pencils. The lid contains two 9/16 inch by 1/16 inch by 1/8 inch magnets on the lid. The pencil case covers are available in four different designs: Avengers, Cars, Miles from Tomorrowland and Multi-Princess.
These items were sold new+ at Disney Stores nationwide during June 2015 for about $15.
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 take the recalled pencil cases away from children and contact Disney Stores to receive a full refund.
Call Disney Store toll-free at (866) 902-2798 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.disneystores.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
No incidents or 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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