Recall Date: 2008-12-23
Recall: 5031 – 09076
Product Name: Woodstock Percussion Calypso Steel Drums
Description: Woodstock Percussion Inc. Recalls Toy Drums 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 December 23, 2008 Release #09-076 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 543-2848 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Woodstock Percussion Inc. Recalls Toy Drums 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: Calypso Steel Drums Units: About 2,800 Manufacturer: Woodstock Percussion Inc., of Shokan, N.Y. Hazard: Surface paint on the recalled toy drums contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recalled steel drum is made of steel and comes with two wooden drum sticks and a wooden stand. The sides of the drums are painted red. The drum pan is painted black with silver markings to show the location of notes. Each rim is stamped with a #5 or #6. Not all drums stamped with a #5 are affected by this recall. Sold by: Mail order catalogues, Web sites and retail stores nationwide from December 2006 through December 2007 for between $50 and $100. Manufactured in: Trinidad Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled steel drum away from children and return it to Woodstock Percussion for a replacement drum and a $5 credit or payment. Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can contact Woodstock Percussion toll-free at (866) 543-2848 anytime, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.woodstockpercussion.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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