Adjustable Football Ring 42/4359 Voluntary Recall

OMAHA, Neb.--()--Oriental Trading Company, Inc. and its wholesale subsidiary, Fun Express, Inc. were recently notified that a supplier to doctor’s and dentist’s offices, SmileMakers, has issued a voluntary recall of an item previously sold by both companies because of the presence of cadmium in the metal substrate. This product, a football adjustable ring, has not been sold by Oriental Trading Company, Inc. or Fun Express, Inc. since last year and is no longer in stock.

Oriental Trading Company, Inc. and Fun Express, Inc. strive to lead the industry in product safety excellence. The companies actively engage suppliers in product safety matters, conduct factory inspections, and adhere to product safety and quality standards that meet or exceed those established by federal, state and industry authorities. The companies have a well-earned reputation for supplying safe and enjoyable products and highly value the trust that parents, teachers and families place in their products every day.

The companies’ football adjustable rings passed rigorous testing prior to distribution. The companies have no information to indicate that the item may present a hazard to children and believe that the football adjustable rings comply with all applicable safety requirements. However, the companies’ top priority is product safety and, as a precaution, the companies are voluntarily recalling the item.

The companies recommend that consumers immediately dispose of the item (football adjustable ring, item # 42/4359). For a refund or exchange for another product, consumers may call (800) 723-6155 between the hours of 6:00 am and 11:00 pm CST, Monday through Friday, and 7:00 am and 8:00 pm CST, Saturday or Sunday.

About Oriental Trading Company

Oriental Trading Company is the nation’s largest direct merchant of value-priced party supplies, arts and crafts, toys and novelties, and a leading provider of affordable home décor and giftware. Recognized as one of the Top 10 online retailers based on customer satisfaction and one of the Top 50 Catalog Companies, Oriental Trading Company employs approximately 3,000 employees and offers more than 30,000 products to individuals, teachers, schools, churches, businesses and not-for-profit organizations. From pink flamingos, party supplies and grass skirts to holiday decorations, scrapbooking supplies, and crafts, Oriental Trading Company makes the world more fun!

About Fun Express

Fun Express is a leading business to business supplier of toys, novelties, giftware, party supplies and promotional premiums.

Fun Express carries over 10,000 items including wholesale toys, wholesale novelties, wholesale party favors, wholesale decorations, and are the leading wholesale supplier to party retailers, family entertainment centers and restaurants.

Fun Express supplies bulk quantities on a wholesale basis for several business needs including promotional premiums, redemption center supplies, special events and parties, gifts with purchase, brand identification campaigns, kids' meal programs, retail stores and more!

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Oriental Trading Company, Inc.
Angela D. Drew, 402-596-2647

Release Summary

Oriental Trading Company, Inc. and its wholesale subsidiary, Fun Express, Inc. have issued a voluntary recall of a football adjustable ring.


Oriental Trading Company, Inc.
Angela D. Drew, 402-596-2647