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PAPYRUS Signature Collection Ornaments recalled due to mold risk

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

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