Tri-Star International Recalls Children's Stationery Sets Due to Laceration Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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.
Name of product: Children's Stationery Sets
Units: About 360
Importer: Tri-Star International Inc., of Newark, Calif.
Hazard: The children's stationery set contains a razor blade cutter with a sharp edge, posing a laceration hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves Cooky Stationery Sets, which include a pencil, various color markers, plastic scissors, erasers and the razor blade cutter. The cardboard backing of the set reads, "Cooky Staitonery (sic) Set." "Cooky Stationery" is written on the erasers and markers.
Sold at: Dollar stores in northern California from January 2005 through March 2007 for about $1.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the razor blade cutter away from children and dispose of it. Consumers can return the set to the store for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 anytime.
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07126.html