CPSC Announces Voluntary Recall of 144,000 Sets of Children’s Toy Jewelry that Pose Aspiration Hazard to Children

The Consumer Product Safety Commission and MTC – Man’s Trading Company, of Brisbane, California have announced a voluntary recall of about 144,500 sets of “Girl Favors” Children’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 “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

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-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.

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