News | Published October 25, 2013

Recent product recall

Here is a recent product recall announced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. For the most up-to-date recall information, please visit cpsc.gov and click on the Recalls tab from the home page.

Name of product: Journey Girl Travel Trunk

Hazard: The blue metal handle on the trunk can be sharp, presenting a laceration hazard to the user.

Incidents/Injuries: Toys R Us has received six reports of incidents involving the handle on the trunk, including one report of a consumer who received stitches as a result of a laceration.

Description: This recall involves the Journey Girl Travel Trunks used to carry 18-inch-tall toy dolls. The 21-inch-tall, curved-top trunks are purple with a blue pattern and have a blue, metal handle. The trunks were sold with three clothes hangers and two pull out drawers for storage. Travel trunks included in the recall have a UPC code of 4897027965070 and model number of 5F5F79E. The model number is printed on the bottom of the travel trunk next to the UPC code.

Sold exclusively at: Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at toysrus.com from October 2012 through February 2013 for about $30.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the travel trunk, put it out of reach of children and return it to a Toys R Us store for a full refund or store credit.

Consumer contact: Contact Toys R Us at 1.800.869.7787 from 9:00 am - 11:00 pm ET Monday through Saturday, and from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm ET on Sunday. Consumers can also visit toysrus.com. Click on “About Us,” then select “Safety” at the top of the page, and then “Click Here” under the Product Recalls section.

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