Recall: Journey Girl Travel Trunk
On 2013-09-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Journey Girl Travel Trunk due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2012 for about $30.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Toys R Us travel trunk recall. Instance(s) of severe 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 Toy Chests/Trunks category in 2013.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 869-7787
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What is the problem?
The blue metal handle on the trunk can be sharp, presenting a laceration hazard to the user.
Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Journey Girl Travel Trunks used to carry 18-inch-tall toy dolls. The 21-inch tall curved top trunks are purple with a blue pattern and a blue metal handle. The trunks were sold with three clothes hangers and two pull out drawers for storage. Travel trunks included in the recall have UPC # 48970277965070 and model number 5F5F79E. The model number is printed on the bottom of the travel trunk next to the UPC code.
These items were sold new+ at Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.toysrus.com from October 2012 through February 2013 for about $30.
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 travel trunk, put it out of reach of children and return it to a Toys R Us store for a full refund or store credit.
Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET on Sunday or online at www.toysrus.com, then click on About Us, then select "Safety" at the top of the page, and then "Click here" under Product Recalls.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Toys R Us has received six reports of incidents involving the handle on the trunk, including one report of a consumer who received stitches as a result of a laceration.
+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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