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Recalls this week: Craft kits, pajamas

Source : AP
Last Updated: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 20:15 hrs


Here's a more detailed look at the products:


DETAILS: Foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft Kits imported by Jo-Ann Stores Inc. and made by Ningbo Golden Time Gifts and Crafts of China. They were sold exclusively at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores nationwide from August to October 2012. When assembled, it resembles a turkey with a pumpkin-shaped body.

WHY: Magnets holding the pumpkin shell pieces together can become loose, posing an ingestion hazard to young children. If swallowed, these magnets can link together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 1,800.

FOR MORE: Call Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores at 888-739-4120 or visit http://www.joann.com/productrecall


DETAILS: Mini Boden pajamas for children 18 months to 14 years old made by J.P. Boden & Co. Ltd.

WHY: The all-cotton pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. They were sold by Bodenusa.com from July 2012 through Sept. 2012.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 1,130.

FOR MORE: Call J.P. Boden Services Inc. at 866-206-9508 or visit www.bodenusa.com, then click on Product Recall for more information


DETAILS: Girls' woven cotton pajamas imported by Elephantito of Key Biscayne, Fla., and made by Catalogo S.A.C. of Lima, Peru. Sets carry style number JP 12 FL, printed on the garment's hang tag. The sets are printed with a small pink flower and green leaf pattern with a short-sleeve, five-button shirt and a matching pair of shorts. They were sold from Aug. 2008 to Sept. 2011.

WHY: The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 180.

FOR MORE: Call Elephantito at 888-776-9541 or visit www.elephantito.com. Consumers may also e-mail the company at customerservice(at)elephantito.com


DETAILS: Window coverings made by Hunter Douglas Fabrication Co., of West Sacramento, Calif. The recall includes standard cordlock top-down/bottom-up Duette and Applause honeycomb shades, standard cordlock top-down/bottom-up Hunter Douglas pleated shades, Hunter Douglas Brilliance Privacy View pleated shades, and standard cordlock Duette and Applause Duolite shades. They were sold from Jan. 2011 through Aug. 2012.

WHY: Some of the cords inside the breakaway cord stop were tied in a single knot which can prevent the cord stop from functioning as designed to break away. A child can become entangled in a cord loop and strangle.


HOW MANY: About 4,400 shades.

FOR MORE: Call Hunter Douglas at 800-997-2389 or visit http://www.hunterdouglas.com/connector

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