Components of the recalled butterfly net sets and the action figure playsets contain levels of certain phthalates and lead that exceed the federal phthalate and lead content standards. Phthalates and lead are toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
About 22,500 butterfly net sets and 4,500 action figure playsets
This recall involves Juvo Plus’ insect-catching butterfly net sets and Blue Panda/Soldier Force Playset army action figure playsets.
Each butterfly net set was sold with three nets in three different colors: blue, green and orange. The butterfly net has a telescoping handle that extends up to 34 inches with a rubber grip at the end that matches the color of the net. When not extended, the net measures 15 inches long. The net measures 8 inches deep. Juvale is printed on the product packaging.
Each army action figure playset comes with 300 individual army-styled action figures, displays and set pieces including but not limited to: soldiers, tanks, planes and flags. The eight SWAT figures measure about 3.5 inches tall. The eight SWAT Team figures have flexible joints. The other soldiers measure about 1.5 inches tall. The set comes with a plastic bag for storage and transport that has green trim, zipper closure and green handles on top. “Blue Panda,” “Military Playset” and “300 PCS,” or “Soldier Force Playset” and“300 PCS” are printed on a carboard sleeve located inside the plastic bag.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled butterfly net sets and the action figure playsets away from children and contact Juvo Plus for a full refund of the purchase price. Consumers will be asked to register their butterfly net sets and submit a photo of the disposed product with the nets cut and the handles initialed and dated. For the action figure playsets, consumers will be asked to register their product, certify that the product will no longer be used and has been disposed as directed, and submit a photo of the disposed product. Upon receipt of the photo and validation, consumers will be issued a full refund of the purchase price. Juvo Plus is contacting all known purchasers directly or through a third party as applicable.
Juvo Plus Inc., of Monrovia, California
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.