Recall Date: 2007-10-04
Recall: 4022 – 08005
Product Name: Kids II Baby Einstein Discover & Play Color Blocks
Description: Kids II Recalls Baby Einstein Color Blocks 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 #08-005 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 203-6788 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Firm’s Media Contact: (770) 971-0677 Kids II Recalls Baby Einstein Color Blocks 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 Product: Baby Einstein Discover & Play Color Blocks Units: About 35,000 Distributor: Kids II Inc., of Alpharetta, Ga. Hazard: Surface paint on the blue block contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recall involves the blue block included with the Baby Einstein Discover & Play Color Blocks, Model 30726 and Model 30881. The blocks are made of soft textures and come in different colors. Only date codes of GE7, GF7, and GG7 are included in this recall. The model number and date code are printed on the labels affixed to the green-colored block. Sold at: Various retailers and specialty stores nationwide from June 2007 through September 2007 for between $10 and $13. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled blue block away from children immediately and contact Kids II to receive a free replacement of the affected block. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kids II toll-free at (866) 203-6788 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.kidsii.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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