U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Fast Track
Release Date: February 1, 2024
Release Number: 24-DRAFT 2 1/4 OCM
The Museum of Modern Art Recalls Glass Little Wanderer Snow Globes Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at MoMA Design Stores
Name of Product: Snow globes (Little Wanderer)
Hazard: The snow globes can crack or fracture, posing a laceration hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using and discard the recalled snow globes. Contact the Museum of Modern Art for a full refund. The museum is contacting all known purchasers.
Consumer Contact: MoMA Design Store at 800-793-3167 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or email at email@example.com with the subject line “RECALL” or online at https://storehelpcenter.moma.org/hc/en-us/articles/22508238195853-Recall at www.store.moma.org, and click on Help Center at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 1,915
Description: This recall involves glass snow globes, with a plastic artwork figurine “Little Wanderer” inside the snow globe. The snow globes measure 4.5 inches high x 3.3 inches wide with a wood base and have a yellow, blue or red figurine inside.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 39 reports of the snow globe cracking or fracturing. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Exclusively at MoMA Design Stores and online at store.moma.org during November 2023 for about $85.
Importer: Design Ideas Ltd, of Springfield, Illinois
Distributor: The Museum of Modern Art, of New York
Manufactured in: China
Recalled “Little Wanderer” Snow Globes
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