Gymboree Toy Swords Recalled

Date:
October 18, 2007
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
The Gymboree
The Danger:
The swords can break, creating a sharp point and posing a laceration hazard to kids.
Description:
This recall includes about 6,000 toy pirate swords with the SKU number 140025491-GYS049. The SKU number is printed on the price tag above the bar code. The sword is made of plastic, and has a gold-colored handle and a gray plastic blade. The sword is about 19 inches long.
Sold At:
Gymboree stores nationwide and its Web site from August 2007 through September 2007 for between $12 and $15.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the swords and return them to any Gymboree store for a full refund. Consumers also can contact Gymboree to receive instructions on returning the swords via mail. For further information, contact Gymboree toll-free at (877) 449-6932 between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. PT Monday through Friday and between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. PT Saturday, or visit their Web site at www.gymboree.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08037.html

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