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Toys R Us Recalls Journey Girl Travel Trunks Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Journey Girl Travel Trunk
  • Metal handle on Journey Girl Travel Trunk
Name of Product:
Journey Girl Travel Trunk
Hazard:
The blue metal handle on the trunk can be sharp, presenting a laceration hazard to the user.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
September 27, 2013
Units:
About 12,650
Consumer Contact

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.

Recall Details

Description:

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 # 4897027965070 and model number 5F5F79E. The model number is printed on the bottom of the travel trunk next to the UPC code.

Remedy:

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

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.

Sold Exclusively At

Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.toysrus.com from October 2012 through February 2013 for about $30.

Importer:

Toys R Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.

Importer

Toys R Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-292
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