Recall: Slap Bracelets
On 2018-10-31, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Slap Bracelets due to a potential Laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2018 for about $5.
About 20,000 units are involved in this slap bracelets 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 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 51 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The slap bracelet's metal wristband can pierce the protective fabric around it and expose sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard to young children.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves children's furry critter plush slap bracelets in panda, unicorn and heart designs. The recalled bracelets are made of a metal band covered with a protective fabric. Only slap on bracelets are included in this recall.
These items were sold new+ at Target stores nationwide and online at Target.com in July 2018 for about $5.
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 bracelets, take them away from young children and contact Fantasia Accessories to receive a free replacement product.
Fantasia Accessories at 800-624-4826 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.fantasia.com and click on "Safety Information" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Fantasia Accessories has received four reports of the bracelets piercing the fabric cover, resulting in five injuries of minor cuts to consumers' hands or wrists.
+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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