Children's Toy Jewelry Recalled Due to Aspiration Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 2, 2006
Release #06-103
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 388-7228
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Children's Toy Jewelry Recalled Due to Aspiration Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Name of Product: "Girl Favors" Children's Toy Jewelry

Units: About 144,500 sets

Importer: MTC – Man's Trading Company, of Brisbane, Calif.

Hazard: The recalled jewelry could break, releasing small beads that pose an aspiration hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The jewelry includes various colored plastic bead bracelets, rings and necklaces on elastic strings. They were sold under the brand name "Girl Favors" and had the following item numbers and writing on the packaging:

Item
Number
  Product
PF-1531    4 Smiley Bead Bracelets
PF-1532    4 Clear Bead Necklaces
PF-1533    6 Clear Bead Bracelets & Rings
PF-1536    4 Power Bead Bracelets
PF-1541    3 Heart Necklaces
PF-1549    4 Ice Cube Bracelets

 

 

Sold at: Various dollar stores nationwide from July 2003 through December 2005 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take these recalled items away from children immediately and discard them or return them to the store where purchased for a refund.

Consumer Contact: Contact MTC-Man's Trading Company at (800) 388-7228 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or fax to them at (415) 468-7300. Consumers also can contact the company via email at mtcmans@aol.com, or on their Web site at www.mtcmans.com

 

Picture of Recalled Toy Jewelry