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    bubblybumble
    BINDEEZ _ VERY DANGEROUS product recall
    • #1
    • 10th Nov 07, 1:24 AM
    BINDEEZ _ VERY DANGEROUS product recall 10th Nov 07 at 1:24 AM
    Hi guys im sorry if this is in the wrong place but didnt know where else to put it and felt it was very important if you have bought any of these that you should know that they are very dangerous!!

    I bought the Bindeez Delux last week from Amazon and was told by a friend that she had read an article in the Telegraph and they give off fumes like the date rape drug!!!!!

    I watched all news channels and didnt see any mention of this!!

    Of course I immediately got in touch with Amazon and all Bindeez products are being recalled at no cost to the consumer. I also found out that Argos and Woolwoths have withdrawn them too .

    If you, like me have bought these for christmas presents or have any of the beads DO NOT let your children play with them!!

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/11/07/nxmas107.xml
    Last edited by bubblybumble; 10-11-2007 at 2:05 AM.
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  • Lee399
    • #2
    • 10th Nov 07, 10:53 AM
    • #2
    • 10th Nov 07, 10:53 AM
    Bindeez Consumer Update



    Voluntary Precautionary Recall Notice
    By Character Options Ltd
    Recall Helpline: 0800 023 4529 (UK); 44 161 633 9808 (ROI)
    Lines open 24 hours per day until November 13th and between 8.30am and 6pm, Monday to Friday thereafter.
    Email: customercare@charactergroup.plc.uk
    www.character-online.co.uk
    Character Options Ltd announces a voluntary precautionary recall of Bindeez products due to unauthorised chemical composition of some of the beads.
    Name of Product: The recall applies to all products of Bindeez listed:
    Product Code
    Barcodes
    Product Name
    WB001E
    6309960124448
    Bindeez Themed Pack
    WB000E
    6309960124370
    Bindeez Refill Pack
    WB002E
    6309960124516
    Bindeez Starter Pack
    WB004E
    630996012475
    Bindeez Super Studio
    WB022E
    630996014622
    Bindeez Themed Gift Set (Space/Ocean)
    WB031E
    630996014707
    Bindeez Themed Gift Sets (Pony)
    WB003E
    6309960124684
    Bindeez Activity Pack (1000 beads)
    WB028E
    630996014677
    Bindeez Activity Pack (750 beads)
    WB051E
    630996014776
    Bindeez Pink Super Studio
    WB006E
    No Barcode
    Bindeez Covermount
    WB0230
    63099614646
    Bindeez Value Pack


    Importer: Character Options Ltd, Oldham, OL4 5JL
    Hazard: Some batches of the beads in the product shipped do not match the laboratory tested and approved formula. As a result, whilst not intended to be eaten, if ingested in large quantities may cause illness.
    Incidents/injuries: No cases of illness have been reported within the UK and Eire.
    Sold: In all major Retail Stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland from November 2006 to November 2007
    Remedy: As a precaution, Consumers should immediately remove the beads from play and safely dispose of. Please dispose of the beads in a poly bag and put in with your domestic waste.
    Replacement beads will only be available direct from Character Options and not from Point of Purchase
    These replacement beads will be coated with Bitrex, a safe solution which on contact leaves a bitter taste; this is designed to dissuade children from placing the product in the mouth.
    Please contact Character Options for free replacement beads on the above recall helpline, email us on customercare@charactergroup.plc.uk or visit

    www.character-online.co.uk

  • Helsibob
    • #3
    • 10th Nov 07, 2:19 PM
    • #3
    • 10th Nov 07, 2:19 PM
    thanks for the info , these were on my shopping list
  • ladysparklexx
    • #4
    • 10th Nov 07, 2:30 PM
    • #4
    • 10th Nov 07, 2:30 PM
    hi there is more information on the shop but dont drop board, if you have already bought this product then phone up and they will send you replacement beads.
    If you want the rainbow you have to go through the rain.

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