March 2, 2006
Children’s Toy Jewelry Recalled Due to Aspiration Hazard
Name of Product: “Girl Favors” Children’s Toy Jewelry
Units: About 144,500 sets
Importer: MTC – Man’s Trading Company, of Brisbane, Calif.
Hazard: The recalled jewelry could break, releasing small beads that pose an aspiration hazard to young children.
Description: 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
|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|
Sold at: Various dollar stores nationwide from July 2003 through December 2005 for about $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take these recalled items away from children immediately and discard them or return them to the store where purchased for a refund.
Consumer Contact: 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 email@example.com, or on their Web site at http://www.mtcmans.com/recall.html