WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Schurman Retail Group, today announced a voluntary recall of 2012 PAPYRUS Holiday Signature Ornaments. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: 2012 PAPYRUS Holiday Signature Ornaments
Units: About 45,500 in the U.S. and about 10,200 in Canada
Importer: Schurman Retail Group of Fairfield, Calif.
Manufacturer: Idianale Inc./Dekokraft, Inc., of Pasig City, Philippines
Hazard: The presence of Aspergillus mold spores were discovered on the products, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or who have impaired immune systems.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled holiday ornaments come in 24 styles and are made of colorfully painted metallic-looking resin. They range from approximately three to six inches in height and are packaged individually in decorative boxes made of heavy paperstock, distressed painting finish and jeweled lid details. The UPC code can be found on the back of the product's hangtag with the PAPYRUS logo or on a label on the bottom of the box.
Name/Description | UPC Code
Ornament Flamingo pink | 90000165304
Ornament Star red | 90000165328
Ornament Green Royal Frogs Set of 2 | 90000165342
Ornament Skiers Male Female Set of 2 | 90000165359
Ornament Cupcake Set of 3 | 90000165366
Ornament Round ball with diamonds Set of 3 | 90000165373
Ornament Tree | 90000165397
Ornament Angel with harp red and pink | 90000165403
Ornament Angel blowing horn blue | 90000165410
Ornament Santa Red | 90000165427
Ornament Ballerina green with fan | 90000165434
Ornament Angel folding hands green | 90000165465
Ornament Unicorn silver with gold mane and tail | 90000165472
Ornament Hummingbird blue | 90000165496
Ornament Angel holding green tree | 90000165502
Ornament Ballerina white | 90000165526
Ornament Santa holding tree | 90000165540
Ornament Bird blue | 90000165571
Ornament Horse Pink and gold | 90000165588
Ornament Ballerina frog white | 90000165595
Ornament Heart Magenta | 90000165601
Ornament Frog Prince Sitting green | 90000165564
Ornament Angel holding harp | 90000165489
Ornament Reindeer green with pink and gold | 90000165458
Sold at: PAPYRUS and Carlton Cards Stores in the U.S. and Canada for between $24 and $44.
Manufactured in: Philippines
Remedy: Consumers should immediately place the ornament in a container and return the product and decorative box to their nearest PAPYRUS or Carlton Cards Store, or contact Schurman Retail Group for instructions on how to return the product.
Consumer Contact: Schurman Retail Group toll free at (855) 730-7998 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.papyrusonline.com and click on Recalls for more information.
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1742
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13080.html