November 12, 2002Damo Plus Has Recalled
Children's School Supply Sets
Vernon, CA (SafetyAlerts)
- Damo Plus Corp., has recalled about 26,000 10-piece school supply sets.
The sets contain razor knives, which pose a laceration hazard to children.
Damo Plus has not received any reports of injuries from these pencil sets.
This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.
The school supply sets were sold in 8-inch plastic cases. The sets included
the razor knife, pencils, scissors, a ruler, an eraser, a compass, and a
tube of glue. Writing on the plastic cases includes "LITTLE WHITE," "LITTLE
ARTIST," "GOOD FRIENDS," or "ZHONG BAIO REN." The cases are blue, pink
yellow or purple and have pictures of children or animals. These sets were
sold in plastic bags with cardboard headers marked "10 PCS SET PENCIL CASE &
PENCIL HOLDER," and "MADE IN CHINA."
Discount and dollar stores in California, Texas, Washington, and Maryland
sold the sets
between June and October 2002 for about $1.
Consumers should immediately take these razor knives away from children and
return the pencil sets to the store where they purchased them for a refund.
For more information about this recall, consumers should call Damo Plus
Corp. collect at (323) 583-8484 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through
Friday. Consumers also can write to the company at Damo Plus
Corp., 4535 E. 48th St., Vernon, CA 90058.