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 248,000
Importer: California Innovations Inc., of Toronto, Canada
Hazard: Damaged freezer packs can leak gel containing diethylene glycol and ethylene glycol, which is poisonous if ingested by people or pets.
Description: The three-piece, expandable, insulated lunch box sets include a lunch box, aluminum bottle and freezer gel pack. The lunch boxes come in four colors: navy blue, red, black and denim blue. Gel packs are 6-inch by 4-inch transparent plastic pouches filled with blue liquid gel. The words “Cryofreeze” and “Ice Pack/Hot Pack” are printed in white letters on their fronts.
Sold at: Costco Wholesale Clubs, Leon Korol and Cost U Less stores between May 2007 and September 2008 for about $10.
Remedy: Return the set to Costco for a refund or receive a $5 cash refund for the gel pack by contacting California Innovations.
Contact: Call 800-722-2545 or visit www.californiainnovations.com.