Recalls this week: Craft kits, pajamas

Associated Press Modified: November 23, 2012 at 6:45 pm •  Published: November 23, 2012
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A line of craft kits that resemble a turkey were recalled because the magnets involved in the assembly pose a serious internal injury risk if they are ingested. Other recalls this week included pajamas that fail to meet flammability standards.

Here's a more detailed look at the products:

CRAFT KITS

DETAILS: Foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft Kits imported by Jo-Ann Stores Inc. and made by Ningbo Golden Time Gifts and Crafts of China. They were sold exclusively at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores nationwide from August to October 2012. When assembled, it resembles a turkey with a pumpkin-shaped body.

WHY: Magnets holding the pumpkin shell pieces together can become loose, posing an ingestion hazard to young children. If swallowed, these magnets can link together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 1,800.

FOR MORE: Call Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores at 888-739-4120 or visit http://www.joann.com/productrecall

CHILDREN'S PAJAMAS

DETAILS: Mini Boden pajamas for children 18 months to 14 years old made by J.P. Boden & Co. Ltd.

WHY: The all-cotton pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. They were sold by Bodenusa.com from July 2012 through Sept. 2012.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 1,130.

FOR MORE: Call J.P. Boden Services Inc. at 866-206-9508 or visit www.bodenusa.com, then click on Product Recall for more information



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