Recall for Moms

Product Recall Information for Moms

Recall Alert

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

December 19, 2007
Alert #08-529

Stuffer Bear Recalled Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Victoria's Secret Internet site

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.


Importer: Victoria's Secret, of Columbus, Ohio

Manufacturer: Chang Zhou Ganghua Mfg., of China

Hazard: The neck medallion zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.

Description: The cosmetic stuffer bear was designed to hold cosmetics and/or gift cards. It is a plush bear with a zipper down the body. A "VS" neck medallion serves as the zipper pull. The bear was sold in pink and leopard.

Sold by: Victoria's Secret Web site ( during October 2007 for about $8.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the stuffer bears and keep out of the reach of young children. Victoria's Secret has sent consumers a postage paid return mailer enclosed. Customers returning the bear will receive a refund, postage and a $10 gift certificate.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Victoria's Secret toll-free at (877) 260-8419 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at

Picture of Recalled Stuffer Bears

Recalls by Date