Slap Bracelet Recall

recall_logo.jpegU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Fast Track Recall with Health Canada

Recall Date: September 7, 2017
Recall Number: 17-220         

Studio Fun International Recalls Slap Bracelets Sold with Children’s Storybooks Due to Laceration Hazard

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https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Studio-Fun-International-Recalls-Slap-Bracelets-Sold-with-Childrens-Storybooks

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Bracelets sold with storybooks

Hazard: The metal band can wear through the fabric covering of the slap bracelet, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy:  Replace

Consumers should immediately take the recalled bracelets away from children and contact Studio Fun International for instructions on discarding the bracelet and to receive a free Trolls book.

Consumer Contact:  Studio Fun International at 800-489-3402 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.studiofun.com   and click on “Product Recall” for more information. 

Recall Details

Units: About 79,000 (in addition, about 7,000 were sold in Canada)

Description: The recalled “slap bracelets” were included with "DreamWorks TrollsIt's Hug Time!" children's storybooks. The bracelet consists of an inner, flexible metal band wrapped in a purple fabric covering with a pink fabric flower.  The ISBN for the book is 978-0-7944-3840-1 and is printed on the back of the book.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been five reports of the metal bands wearing through the fabric covering of the bracelet resulting in cuts to hands or fingers.

Sold at: Book and other retail stores nationwide, book fairs and clubs, and online at Amazon.comBarnesandnoble.comWalmart.com and other online retailers from September 2016 through August 2017 for about $13.  

Importer: Studio Fun International Inc., of New York

Manufactured in:  China

Note:  Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/64044r-eng.php

This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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