Bratz Makeup Toy Recalled
Toy brand Bratz products are being recalled because a makeup item could be contaminated with staph infection.
The Bratz Makeup Design Sketch Book is being recalled, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The products were found to contain elevated levels of Staphylococcus warneri and Staphylococcus intermedius in eye shadow sold with the products, according the FDA.
The product affected by the recall includes:
• 6,200 Bratz Makeup Design Sketch Books manufactured between November 5, 2010 and February 25, 2010. Sketch books affected by the recall have a product number of 504788 and UPC of 0-35-51-50478-8.
The toy was sold nationwide. So far, no reports of personal injuries have been reported.
As Seattle personal injury and product liability attorneys, we urge parents to check their children’s toys for this recalled item. Staph infection can cause symptoms including fever, chills, sweats, small areas of tenderness or swelling, open sores that develop redness, warmth swelling and pain. This product can pose safety hazards to children, especially young children who have compromised immune systems.