CPSC – PAPYRUS Signature Collection Red 17-Inch Decorative Trees Recalled Due to Risk of Exposure to Mold

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Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Decorative Christmas Tree 17in Red

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Decorative Tree Box

2012 PAPYRUS Signature Collection Tree

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.

Schurman Retail Group toll free at (855) 730-7998 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.papyrusonline.com and click on Recalls for more information.

About 455 in the U.S. and about 75 in Canada

The recalled decorative tree is made of a metallic-looking resin and painted red with a gold base and raised gold and red embellishments. It stands 17-inches high and is packaged in a decorative box made of heavy paperstock, distressed painting finish and jeweled lid details. The UPC code, 9000165441, 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.

None reported.

Consumers should immediately put the tree in a container return it and the decorative box to their nearest PAPYRUS or contact Schurman Retail Group for instructions on how to return the product.

PAPYRUS stores in the U.S. and Canada September 2012 to November 2012 for about $54.

Schurman Retail Group, of Fairfield, Calif.

Idianale Inc./Dekokraft, Inc., of Pasig City, Philippines.

Philippines

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov

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