The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s new searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 1,800
Importer: Jo-Ann Stores Inc., of Hudson, Ohio
Hazard: Magnets holding the pumpkin shell pieces together can loosen, and young children can swallow them. Magnets can link together inside a child’s intestines, causing blockages and death.
Description: The kit is an adult seasonal craft item that, when assembled, resembles a turkey with a pumpkin-shaped body. The kit comes with foam pieces to decorate the outer pumpkin shell and six small magnets that hold the pieces together.
Sold exclusively at: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores nationwide from August to October 2012 for about $8.
Remedy: Return the kit for a refund to any Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store.
Contact: Call 888-739-4120 or visit www.joann.com/ and click the Product Recall link.