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Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports Toys R Us recalls Journey Girl Travel Trunks because the metal handle can be sharp, causing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
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.
Consumer Contact: Toys R Us at 800.869.7787 from 9:00am to 11:00pm ET Monday through Saturday and 10:00am to 7:00pm 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.
Units: About 12,650
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 # 48970277965070 and model number 5F5F79E. The model number is printed on the bottom of the travel trunk next to the UPC code.
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.
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.
Sold exclusively at: Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.toysrus.com from October 2012 through February 2013 for about $30.00.
Importer: Toys R Us Inc., of Wayne, NJ
Manufactured in: China
Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov
About the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually.
CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800.638.2772 or teletypewriter at 301.595.7054 for the hearing impaired.
TopicsChina, CPSC, Laceration Hazard, Recall, Toys "R" Us, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, washington d.c., Wayne NJ
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