Papyrus Signature Ornaments Recalled Due to Mold Contamination
About 56,000 ornaments and other holiday products in the Papyrus Signature Collection have been recalled, after mold spores were discovered that may pose a risk of respiratory infections or other health problems for individuals with chronic illness and impaired immune systems.
The recall consists of various Papyrus Holiday Signature Ornaments, Papyrus Signature Collection Trees, and Papyrus Signature Collection Picture Frames made by Idianale Inc. The recalls were announced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on December 20, after Aspergillus mold spores were discovered on the products.
Roughly 55,000 2012 PAPYRUS holiday signature ornaments were recalled in the United States and Canada. The recalled ornaments come in 24 styles and are made of a decorative metallic-looking resin ranging from 3 to six inches in height and packaged in colorful boxes made of thick paperstock and decorated with jewels on the lid.
Did You Know?
Millions of Philips CPAP Machines Recalled
Philips DreamStation, CPAP and BiPAP machines sold in recent years may pose a risk of cancer, lung damage and other injuries.Learn More
Recalled ornaments were sold at PAPYRUS and Carlton Cards stores in the U.S. and Canada for between $24 and $44. For a list of recalled product names and UPC codes please visit the following link http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13080.html
About 600 2012 PAPYRUS signature collection trees’ with recalled UPC Code “9000165441” were also recalled due to mold. The trees are made of a metallic-looking resin that are painted red with a gold base and raised gold and red embellishments. The recalled trees stand 17-inches tall and are packaged in a decorative jewel finished paperstock box. The recalled trees were sold at PAPYRUS stores in the U.S. and Canada between September 2012 and November 2012 for about $54.
Also included in the recall are about 108 of the 2012 PAPYRUS signature collection picture frames that are table stand frames designed in two colors and sizes. The green frames are 4×6 inches with UPC Code 90000165335 and the red frames are 5×7 inches with UPC Code 900001655557 and packaged in colorful boxes made of thick paperstock and decorated with jewels on the lid. These products were sold at PAPYRUS stores in the U.S. and Canada from September 2012 to November 2012 for approximately $44 and $48.
Aspergillus Mold can cause many adverse health consequences ranging from skin irritations to asthma attacks. Symptoms may include sneezing, runny nose, coughing up blood, wheezing, tearing and redness of the eyes. The mold is particularly dangerous small children, pregnant women, and those with weakened immune systems because if the mold causes an infection in the lungs it can travel through the blood to an individuals brain, heart, kidneys, and skin posing potentially life threatening injuries.
The recalled 2012 PAPYRUS products were manufactured in the Philippines under Indianale Inc., of Pasig City, Philippines and imported by the Schurman Retail Group, of Fairfield, California.
The CPSC recommends consumers stop using the products immediately, put them pack in the original packaging and return them to the nearest PAPYRUS store, or contact Schurman Retail Group at (855) 730-7998for instructions on how to return the product.
"*" indicates required fields
More Top Stories
More than 775 Exactech lawsuits have been filed in federal and state courts as parties work toward a plan for bellwether early test trials.
A federal judge has announced he will soon begin remanding 3M earplug lawsuits back to their originating districts for trials over claims of veteran hearing loss.
Lawyers are working to register and file Philips CPAP lawsuits, as the manufacturer may argue the June 14 anniversary of a massive recall triggered the start of the statute of limitations in certain states