December 29, 2003
Name of Product: Jack-In-the-Box toys
Manufactured by: The Learning Journey International, L.L.C., of Phoenix, Ariz.
Hazard: A spring mechanism attached to the lid can break and detach from the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Description: The Jack-In-the-Box toy is battery operated, and has two yellow sides, two red sides, and a blue top and bottom. “THE LEARNING JOURNEY” is printed on the bottom of the toy. Model number F483361 is printed on the bottom of the packaging.
Sold by: Independent Avon sales representatives and the Avon Web site from August 2003 through November 2003 for about $13.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Call Avon toll-free at (800) 445-AVON between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for information on how to receive instructions to remove the spring mechanism. Known purchasers are being sent direct mail notification of this recall.