Recall Date: 2007-05-30
Recall: 3626 – 07196
Product Name: The Boyds Collection Eli’s Small Drums and Liberty’s Large Drums
Description: Toy Drums Recalled by The Boyds Collection Ltd. Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2007 Release #07-196 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 772-3277 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Toy Drums Recalled by The Boyds Collection Ltd. Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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: Eli’s Small Drums and Liberty’s Large Drums Units: About 4,500 Importer: The Boyds Collection Ltd., of McSherrystown, Pa. Hazard: The red paint on the drums contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recalled decorative toy drums are made of wood and come with two wooden drum sticks. The sides of the drums are painted blue with white stars and the tops and bottoms feature an antique U.S. flag decoration. The Eli’s Small Drum measures 4 ¾ inches in diameter and 3 ½ inches tall. The Liberty’s Large Drum measures 6 ¾ inches in diameter and 4 inches tall. The Eli’s Small Drum has item number 654933 printed on its hangtag and packaging. The Liberty’s Large Drum has item number 654934 printed on its hangtag and packaging. The drums are packaged and sold separately. Sold at: Gift and collectible stores nationwide from June 2005 through April 2007 for about $15. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled decorative toy drums away from children and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Boyds Collection Ltd. toll-free at (877) 772-3277 ext.2179 anytime, e-mail email@example.com , or visit the firm’s Web site at www.boydsstuff.com
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CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals –contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
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