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Toysmith Recalls Animal Snap Bracelets Due to Laceration Hazard

Name of Product:
Animal Snap Bracelet
Hazard:

The metal snap band can wear through the fabric covering resulting in exposing sharp edges and posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 14, 2012
Units:
About 89,500 units
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Toysmith at (800) 356-0474 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.toysmith.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall includes Animal Snap Bracelets in assorted metallic fabrics with animal figures, including: Seahorse, Frog, Snake, Starfish, Crab, Lizard, Dolphin and Fish. Manufacturing date codes between 07/11 and 01/12 are printed on a sewn-in label found on the inside of the bracelet. The label includes the Toysmith name and address. A round paper tag is attached to the product with the product name, Toysmith information, the words "Item # 2360 Animal Snap Bracelet," SKU number and bar code.

Remedy:

Consumers should return the product to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received eight reports of injuries including lacerations.

Sold At:
Cost Plus World Market, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and other retailers from September 2011 to February 2012 for about $3.
Importer(s):

Toysmith of Sumner, Wash.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
12-245
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