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Recall: McDonald's "Step-iT" Activity Wristbands

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On 2016-08-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding McDonald's "Step-iT" Activity Wristbands due to a potential Skin Iritation or Burns hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2016.

About 29 million units are involved in this (s)McDonald’s wristbands recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 2nd recall of products in the Children's/Costume Jewelry category in 2016. Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls, involving about 51 million product units.

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Company Contact Information:

Website: mcdonalds.com
Phone: 800-244-6227

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What is the problem?

The recalled wristbands can cause skin irritation or burns to children.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves "Step-iT" activity wristbands, which come in two styles-"Activity Counter" and a motion-activated "Light-up Band." The Activity Counter comes in translucent plastic orange, blue or green and features a digital screen that tracks a child's steps or other movement. The Light-up Band comes in translucent plastic red, purple, or orange and blinks light with the child's movement. Both styles of activity wristbands have a square face with the words "STEP-iT" printed on them and a button to depress and activate the wristband. The back of the square face contains the etched words "Made for McDonald's."

This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/59920r-eng.php

These items were sold new+ at Distributed exclusively by McDonald's restaurants nationwide from August 9, 2016 to August 17, 2016 with Happy Meals and Mighty Kids Meals.

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 wristbands from children and return them to any McDonald's for a free replacement toy and either a yogurt tube or bag of apple slices.

McDonald's at 800-244-6227 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT daily, or online at www.mcdonalds.com and click on "Safety Recall" for more information.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

McDonald’s has received more than 70 reports of incidents, including seven reports of blisters, after wearing the wristbands.

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+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.

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