|Office of Information and Public Affairs||Washington, DC 20207|
|December 19, 2007
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.Units:
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 (www.victoriassecret.com) 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 www.victoriassecret.com