Toys R Us and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are recalling approximately 12,650 Journey Girl Travel Trunks. This recall is due to the trunk’s “sharp” blue metal handle, posing a laceration hazard to the user. The recalled purple trunks with the hazardous blue handle stand 21 inches tall, are decorated with a blue pattern and are intended to carry 18-inch-tall toy dolls. Sold with three clothes hangers and two pull-out drawers for storage, the travel trunks included in the recall have UPC # 48970277965070 and model number 5F5F79E printed on the bottom. Toys R Us initiated the recall after receiving six reports of incidents involving the handle, as well as a report of a consumer who received stitches as a result of a laceration. From October 2012 through February 2013, the trunks were sold nationwide at Toys R Us stores and online at www.toyrsus.com for about $30.
Toys R Us and CPSC urge consumers to immediately stop using the travel trunk and put it out of reach of children until the trunks can be returned to a Toys R Us store for a full refund or store credit. For more information about this recall, please contact Toys R Us at 800-869-7787 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET on Sunday or online at www.toysrus.com, then click on About Us, then select “Safety” at the top of the page, and then “Click here” under Product Recalls.
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