November 26, 2003CPSC, American Greetings Corp. Announce
Recall of Zipper Pulls
product safety recall was conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.
Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise
Name of product: DesignWare® Zipper Pulls
Manufacturer/Importer: American Greetings Corp., of Cleveland, Ohio
Hazard: The product could separate and detach from the zipper, posing a
choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This accessory item consists of a 2-inch plastic blue or purple
butterfly-shaped photo holder that can be attached to a zipper. There are
four items in a package. The packaging has a pink/hot pink cardboard backer.
Model number ZPL 1820 and UPC 18100 72866 are written on the back of the
Sold at: The product was sold at discount, toy, drug, grocery, party and
specialty/gift stores nationwide from January 2001 through November 2003 for
Manufactured in: China.
Remedy: Consumers should dispose of the zipper pulls immediately. Consumers
can contact the firm for a coupon redeemable wherever American Greetings'
products are sold.
Consumer Contact: Call American Greetings Corp. at (800) 777-4891 between 8
a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.