The Consumer Product Safety Commission and MTC – ManÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Trading Company, of Brisbane, California have announced a voluntary recall of about 144,500 sets of Ã¢â‚¬Å“Girl FavorsÃ¢â‚¬Â ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Toy Jewelry manufactured in China. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately.
The recalled jewelry could break, releasing small beads that pose an aspiration hazard to young children. No injuries have been reported to date.
The jewelry includes various colored plastic bead bracelets, rings, and necklaces on elastic strings. They were sold under the brand name Ã¢â‚¬Å“Girl FavorsÃ¢â‚¬Â and had the following item numbers and writing on the packaging:
|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|
The recalled products were sold at various dollar stores nationwide from July 2003 through December 2005 for about $1.
Consumers should take these recalled items away from children immediately and discard them or return them to the store where purchased for a refund.
For additional information contact MTC-ManÃ¢â‚¬â„¢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 email@example.com, or on their Web site at www.mtcmans.com.