The swords can break, creating a sharp point, which poses a laceration hazard to consumers. Gymboree has received 11 reports of the sword breaking.
This recall involves a toy pirate sword with SKU number 140025491-GYS049. The SKU number is printed on the price tag above the bar code. The sword is made of plastic, and has a gold-colored handle and a gray plastic blade. The sword is about 19 inches long.
They were sold at Gymboree stores nationwide and its Web site from August 2007 through September 2007 for between $12 and $15.
Consumers should immediately stop using the swords and return them to any Gymboree store for a full refund. For further information, contact Gymboree toll-free at (877) 449-6932 between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. PT Monday through Friday and between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. PT Saturday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://gymboree.com