U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall
Recall Date: November X, 2015
Recall Number: 16-DRAFT 11/10/15 11:30am
SalesOne Recalls Light Up Ear Plug Jewelry Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Spencer Gifts
Name of Product: Light up ear plug jewelry
Hazard: Battery acid can leak from ear plug jewelry’s battery, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Remedy: Refund and/or Replace
Consumers should immediately stop wearing the recalled ear plug jewelry and contact SalesOne for a full refund or replacement ear plug that does not contain a battery and does not light up.
Consumer Contact: SalesOne toll-free at 866-507-2537 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at Salesone.org and click on “SalesOne Recalls” at the top of the homepage for more information.
Units: About 8,400
Description: This recall involves ear plug jewelry that is designed to be inserted into a pierced ear lobe and used to stretch the piercing in the ear lobe. The ear plug jewelry contains a coin-cell battery that lights up a decorative pattern. The ear plugs have a diamond logo on the front and come in the colors black/white and black/red. They were sold in sizes 00, 0, ½, 5/8, 7/16 and 9/16.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 13 reports of burn injuries to consumers when battery acid leaked out of the ear plug jewelry.
Sold exclusively at: Spencer Gifts stores nationwide from November 2014 through February 2015 for about $20.
Importer: SalesOne International, of Norwalk, Conn.
Manufactured in: China
Photo 1: SalesOne Light Up Ear Plug with Diamond Logo (Side View)
Photo 2: SalesOne Light Up Ear Plug with Diamond Logo (Black/White)
Photo 3: SalesOne Light Up Ear Plug with Diamond Logo (Black/Red)
Photo 4: SalesOne Ear Plug Replacement (Does not light up; non-battery)
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