Toys 'R' Us Recalls Clay Craft Kit

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

Recall Date: November 29, 2017

Recall Number: 18-045

Toys“R”Us Recalls Clay Craft Kits Due to Risk of Mold Exposure; Sold at Babies“R”Us and Toys“R”Us

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https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/ToysRUs-Recalls-Clay-Craft-Kits-Due-to-Risk-of-Mold-Exposure-Sold-at-BabiesRUs-and-ToysRUs

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Clay craft kits

Hazard: Mold can be present in the clay, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled craft kits and return them to Babies“R”Us or Toys“R”Us for a full refund or store credit.

Consumer Contact:

Toys“R”Us at 800-869-7787 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online atwww.toysrus.com and click on Product Recalls for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 6,000

Description:

This recall involves “totally me!” clay craft kits. Model number AD11244 is printed on the bottom of the box. The “totally me!” logo is printed on the front of the craft kit box.

The clay craft kits contain:

-          two bricks of air dry acrylic paints

-          paint brush

-          three sculpting tools

-          plastic rolling pin

-          sponge

-          19.5” x 15.25” instructional work mat

-          two texture rollers

-          plastic clay cutting tool

-          12” ribbon

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of mold in the clay. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Babies“R”Us and Toys“R”Us stores nationwide from January 2017 through October 2017 for about $10.

Importer/Distributor: Toys“R”Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J.

Manufactured in: China

fasttrack.pngThis 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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