Tween Brands Recalls Beaded Curtains Due to Risk of Entrapment and Strangulation

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–May 3, 2011. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Beaded Curtains

Units: About 36,000

Importer: GMA Accessories Inc., of New York, N.Y.

Distributor: Tween Brands Inc., d/b/a Justice, of New Albany, Ohio

Hazard: The beaded curtains are prone to entanglement. When an adult or child plays with or runs through the beaded curtains, the risks of entanglement and strangulation are posed.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of consumers becoming entangled in the curtains. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves two styles of Justice-brand beaded door curtains, the diamond beaded curtain, and the disco ball beaded curtain. These multi-colored curtains are used as a decorative divider in a doorway and measure 72 inches long. Each curtain is sold with two plastic mounting brackets, each measuring 12 inches wide. The name of the product is printed on the packaging and the curtains have tracking numbers 904598.1735 and 904597.1735 printed on labels located on one of the mounting brackets and on the packaging.

Sold at: Justice stores nationwide and online at from August 2010 through March 2011 for approximately $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled curtains and return them to any Justice store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tween Brands at (800) 934-4497 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at

Picture of recalled beaded curtains

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