Recall Date: 2007-10-04
Recall: 4019 – 08004
Product Name: KB Toys 10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts, and Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks
Description: KB Toys Recalls Wooden Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2007 Release #08-004 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 843-9520 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 KB Toys Recalls Wooden Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard 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 Products: Wooden Pull-Along Alphabet & Math Blocks Wagons, Wooden Pull-Along Learning Blocks Wagons, 10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts, and Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks Units: About 10,000 Importer: KB Toys, Inc., of Pittsfield, Mass. Hazard: Surface paints on the toys can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None. Descriptions: Wooden Pull-Along Alphabet & Math Blocks Wagons and Learning Blocks Wagons The recalled wooden toy wagons have 28 blocks and a pull string. The wagons measure about 7½” x 13″ and have blocks with letters, words, numbers, or pictures on them. “First Learning” or “My Kidz” are printed on the products’ packaging, in addition to UPC #834162002158 or #834162002165. 10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts The recalled activity carts are three dimensional learning toys with various activities. The cart measures about 17¼” x 16½” x 7¾”. “First Learning” and UPC #834162002127 are printed on the products’ packaging. Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks The recalled wooden toys have blocks that flip with letters, words, numbers, and pictures on them. The toy measures about 10 1/8″ x 10¾” x 2¾”. “First Learning” and UPC #834162001212 are printed on the products’ packaging. Sold at: KB Toys stores nationwide. The Pull-Along Wagons were sold from August 2005 to August 2007 for between $9 and $13. The 10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts were sold from August 2006 to September 2007 for about $30. The Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks were sold from August 2006 to September 2007 for about $7. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and return them to any KB Toys retail store for a store credit. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact KB Toys toll-free at (888) 843-9520 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday Pull-Along Wagon 10-in-1 Activity Cart Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks
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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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