WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: 2012 PAPYRUS Holiday Signature Ornaments
Units: About 45,500 in the U.S. and about 10,200 in Canada
Importer: Schurman Retail Group, of Fairfield, Calif.
Manufacturer: Idianale Inc./Dekokraft, Inc., of Pasig City, Philippines
Hazard: The presence of Aspergillus mold spores were discovered on the products, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or who have impaired immune systems.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled holiday ornaments come in 24 styles and are made of colorfully painted metallic-looking resin. They range from approximately three to six inches in height and are packaged individually in decorative boxes made of heavy paperstock, distressed painting finish and jeweled lid details. The UPC code can be found on the back of the product’s hangtag with the PAPYRUS logo or on a label on the bottom of the box.
Sold at: PAPYRUS and Carlton Cards Stores in the U.S. and Canada for between $24 and $44.
Manufactured in: Philippines
Remedy: Consumers should immediately place the ornament in a container and return the product and decorative box to their nearest PAPYRUS or Carlton Cards Store, or contact Schurman Retail Group for instructions on how to return the product.
Consumer Contact: Schurman Retail Group toll free at (855) 730-7998 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.papyrusonline.com and click on Recalls for more information.
Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1742