Product Recalls

1. State Farm(r) Recalls Good Neigh Bears(r) Due to Choking Hazard

2. Nordstrom Recalls Girl’s Shoes Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Product Recalls 3/12/09

1. NEWS from CPSC and HC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission http://www.cpsc.gov
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 11, 2009
Release # 09-146

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 808-3111
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Infantino Recalls Infant Toys Due to Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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.

Name of product: Infant Toys

Units: About 172,000 in the United States, and 12,000 in Canada

Distributor: Infantino LLC, of San Diego, Calif.

Hazard: The infant toys have blue metallic fabric that can detach from the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 45 reports of the metallic fabric detaching from the toys. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled infant toys and their model numbers are listed below.

Name of Toy / Model Number
Infantino Lil’ Chef Set / 158-201 and 558-201
Infantino Activity Stacker / 158-202
Infantino Tag Along Chime Trio / 150-3092

The model number is located on a yellow tag on the toy.

Sold at: Babies “R” Us, Target, Wal-Mart, Meijer and other specialty stores from June 2007 through February 2009 for between $10 and $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from young children and contact Infantino for a free replacement toy or product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Infantino toll-free at (888) 808-3111 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.infantino.com

Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://209.217.71.106/PR/recall-retrait-e.jsp?re_id=689

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09146.html

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2. News from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 11, 2009
Release # 09-148

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 755-4882
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Ice Skates Recalled by Pronto Sports 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.

Name of product: DBX Glide Boys Ice Skates

Units: About 600 pairs

Distributor: Pronto Sports Inc., of Anoka, Minn.

Hazard: Surface paint on the ice skates contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled youth adjustable boys ice skates are black with lime green and silver accents. “Glide” is printed on a rubber tag on the side of the skates. “DBX” and the DBX logo are located on the ice skate’s ankle powerstrap, tongue, and heel.

Sold at: Dick’s Sporting Goods nationwide from September 2008 through December 2008 for between $30 and $60.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled ice skates away from children and contact Pronto Sports for a full refund.

Contact: For additional information, contact Pronto Sports toll-free at (877) 755-4882 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.prontosports.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09148.html

Recalls 1/13

Rashti & Rashti Expands Recall of Infant Garments Due to Choking 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.

Name of Product: Taggies(tm) Sleep’n Play Infant Garments

Units: About 16,000 (an additional 6,200 were recalled on July 1, 2008)

Importer: Rashti & Rashti, of New York, N.Y.

Hazard: The snaps on these garments can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The July 2008 recall involved two Taggies(tm) Sleep ‘n Play style infant garments: the Butterfly Applique’ and the Fun Dog Print. Subsequent to the recall, two additional Taggies Sleep ‘n Play styles, manufactured before July 1, 2008, were identified as also having snap issues. The recall has now been expanded to involve the Dinosaur Applique’ and the Pink Toss Print styles. The infant garments are one piece footed coveralls with snaps down the front. These garments were sold in sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, and 6-9 months. RN #27829 is printed on the care label sewn into the garment. Style numbers are printed on the hangtag of the garments. The complete list of style numbers are listed in the chart below:

Style#: UPC, Color, Description
T20615H: 0-22253-20615-2, Teal, Dinosaur Applique Sleep’n Play (0-3M)
T20616H: 0-22253-20616-9, Teal, Dinosaur Applique Sleep’n Play (0-6M)
T20617H: 0-22253-20617-6, Teal, Dinosaur Applique Sleep’n Play (6-9M)
T21317H: 0-22253-21317-4, Pink and White, Pink Toss Print Sleep’n Play (0-3M)
T21318H: 0-22253-21318-1, Pink and White, Pink Toss Print Sleep’n Play (3-6M)
T21319H: 0-22253-21319-8, Pink and White, Pink Toss Print Sleep’n Play (6-9M)

Sold at: Babies R Us, Buy Buy Baby, Dillards, Nordstrom, and other specialty stores nationwide and Internet retailers from January 2007 through November 2008 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these garments away from children and contact Rashti & Rashti to receive a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Rashti & Rashti at (888) 594-3730 between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.rashtiandrashti.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09087.html

Recalls 1/12

1.  Top Goods Trading Recalls Flashing Pacifiers Due to Choking and Strangulation Hazard (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09089.html)

2.  Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall of Window Blinds Sold at Cost Plus and World Market Stores (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09090.html)

3.  TDI International Recalls Toy Cars Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09091.html)

4.  Stork Craft Recalls More Than 500,000 Cribs; Mattress Support Bracket Failures Create Risk of Entrapment and Suffocation (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09093.html)

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1.  Top Goods Trading Recalls Flashing Pacifiers Due to Choking and Strangulation Hazard

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2009
Release #09-089

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (213) 680-0388 (Collect)
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Top Goods Trading Recalls Flashing Pacifiers Due to Choking and Strangulation 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.

Name of Product: Flashing Pacifiers

Units: About 38,000

Importer: Top Goods Trading, of Temple City, Calif.

Hazard: The flashing pacifiers do not comply with federal safety standards for pacifiers. Although the pacifiers are marketed to older children and adults, they could be given to babies and cause serious injury or death. The pieces of the pacifier can separate, posing a choking hazard. The necklaces pose a strangulation hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled flashing pacifier has a yellow heart-shaped mouth guard and handle. There is a 15-inch cord attached to the handle. LED lights are activated by pushing the heart-shaped handle into the base of the pacifier.

Sold at: Retail stores in the Los Angeles area from November 2007 through November 2008 for about 50 cents.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifier away from children and contact Top Goods Trading for a refund or exchange.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Top Goods Trading collect at (213) 680-0388 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recall product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09089.html

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2. Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall of Window Blinds Sold at Cost Plus and World Market Stores

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2009
Release #09-090

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 967-5362
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Risk of Strangulation Prompts Recall of Window Blinds Sold at Cost Plus and World Market Stores

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.

Name of Product: Roman Shades and Roll-up Blinds

Units: About 692,400

Distributor: Cost Plus Inc., of Oakland, Calif.

Hazard:

Roman Shades: These shades have a looped pull cord and exposed inner cords on the back of the shade. Looped pull cords and exposed inner cords on roman shades present a strangulation hazard.

Roll-up Blinds: These blinds have a looped pull cord and two lifting cord loops that run around the bottom rail. Looped pull cords and exposed lifting loops on roll-up blinds present a strangulation hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported with the Roman shades and roll-up blinds involved in this recall. However, CPSC is aware of the death of a child who became entangled in the lifting cord of a roll-up style blind whose manufacturer and retailer has not yet been identified and at least two deaths involving exposed inner cords on various styles of roman-style shades.

Description: This recall involves four styles of shades, the “Canvass Roman Shade” available in four different sizes (4’x 6′, 5’x 6′, 2.5′ x 6′ and 3’x 6′) with sku numbers 376983, 376984, 376985, 384870; the “Sari Roman Shade” available in two colors (berry and chocolate) with sku numbers 394700, 394701; and the “Buddha or Floral Matchstick Blinds” sku numbers 407376, and 407221. A small tag on the back of the Canvass and Sari Roman Shades states “World Market(c) Cost Plus, Inc., Oakland, CA 94607, Made in India, 100% Cotton.” In addition, this recall involves other styles of wooden roll-up blinds, with or without valances, that have the following SKU numbers: 404991, 404992, 404993, 400742, 499743, 400744, 400745, 400746 and 358064, 358065, 358066, 358067, 358068.

Sold at: Cost Plus and World Market stores nationwide from February 2006 through August 2008 for between $25 and $60.

Manufactured in: India and China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled window blinds/shades and return the product to any Cost Plus/World Market store to obtain a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cost Plus toll-free at (877) 967-5362 between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET daily, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.worldmarket.com

Note: CPSC reminds consumers to examine all Roman Blinds and Roll-up shades in their homes. If looped pull cords, exposed inner cords, or exposed lifting loops are found and children are in the home or occasionally visit your home, please consider replacing the blinds or shades with products that do not have exposed pull cords or inner cords.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recall product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09090.html

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3. TDI International Recalls Toy Cars 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
January 13, 2009
Release #09-091

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 834-8088
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

TDI International Recalls Toy Cars 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.

Name of Product: “High Speed” Pull Back Toy Cars

Units: About 150

Importer: TDI International, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: Surface paint on the toy cars contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled pull back toy car is yellow with “PROWL” printed on the side, “VICTOR” printed on the hood, and a blue and red police warning light on the top.

Sold at: Small retail stores in Houston and Hidalgo, Texas from June 2008 through July 2008 for about $2.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact TDI International for a full refund or a replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact TDI International toll-free at (877) 834-8088 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recall product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09091.html

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4. Stork Craft Recalls More Than 500,000 Cribs; Mattress Support Bracket Failures Create Risk of Entrapment and Suffocation

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2009
Release #09-093

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 361-3321
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Stork Craft Recalls More Than 500,000 Cribs; Mattress Support Bracket Failures Create Risk of Entrapment and Suffocation

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.

Name of Product: Stork Craft Baby Cribs

Units: About 535,000

Manufacturer: Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc., of British Columbia, Canada

Hazard: The metal support brackets used to support the crib mattress and mattress board can crack and break. When one or more support brackets break, the mattress can collapse and create a dangerous gap between the mattress and crib rails, in which a child can become entrapped and suffocate.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC is aware of 10 incidents in which one or more mattress support brackets broke. In several incidents, the support bracket broke causing the mattress to collapse and create a gap between the mattress and crib rails. CPSC received a report of a toddler who sustained bruises to his forehead. In another incident a child reportedly became entrapped in the gap between the mattress and the drop side rail with no injury.

Description: This recall involves Stork Craft Baby cribs. All cribs with manufacturing and distribution dates between May 2000 and November 2008 are included in this recall. The cribs were sold in various styles and finishes. The manufacture date, model number, crib name, country of origin, and the firm’s name, address, and contact information are located on the assembly instruction sheet attached to the mattress support board. The firm’s insignia “storkcraft baby” is inscribed on the drop side teething rail of some cribs.

Sold at: Major retailers including J.C. Penney, Kmart and Walmart stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Babiesrus.com, Costco.com and Walmart.com from May 2000 through January 2009 for between $100 and $400.

Manufactured in: Canada, China and Indonesia

Remedy: CPSC urges parents and caregivers to immediately stop using the recalled cribs and find an alternative, safe sleeping environment for their baby. Consumers should contact Stork Craft to receive a free replacement kit, with new mattress support brackets.

Consumer Contact: Contact Stork Craft toll-free at (866) 361-3321 anytime to order the free replacement kit or log on to www.storkcraft.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recall product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09093.html

Recalls 11/13

1. JA-RU Recalls Toy Trains Due To Choking Hazard (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09041.html)

2. Swim ‘N Score Dive Sticks Recalled by Modell’s Due to Risk of Impalement Injury to Children (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09043.html)

3. Cobra Electronics Recalls Children’s Two-Way Radios with Rechargeable Batteries Due to Chemical Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively in Toys “R” Us Stores (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09044.html)

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1. JA-RU Recalls Toy Trains Due To Choking Hazard

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2008
Release #09-041

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 231-3470
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

JA-RU Recalls Toy Trains Due To Choking 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.

Name of Product: My Little Train Classics Toy Trains

Units: About 18,000

Importer: JA-RU Inc., of Jacksonville, Fla.

Hazard: The recalled toy contain small parts which can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: My Little Train Classics wooden toy trains are available in two styles. One, with a yellow cab, blue body and six red wheels and the other with a blue cab, red boiler, wooden base and four black wheels. The item #5293 is the same for both styles and is located in the lower left hand corner on the front of the package.

Sold at: Various wholesalers and retailers nationwide from March 2007 through October 2008 for about $2.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the toy train away from children immediately and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact JA-RU at (800) 231-3470 between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09041.html

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2. Swim ‘N Score Dive Sticks Recalled by Modell’s Due to Risk of Impalement Injury to Children

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2008
Release #09-043

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 275-6633
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Swim ‘N Score Dive Sticks Recalled by Modell’s Due to Risk of Impalement Injury to Children

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.

Name of Product: CORAL Swim ‘N Score Pool Stix

Units: About 130

Retailer: Modell’s Sporting Goods, of New York, N.Y.

Manufacturer: ERO Industries (no longer in business), of Mount Prospect, Ill.

Hazard: Children can fall or land on these dive sticks in shallow water and suffer impalement injuries. Eye and other facial injuries are also possible. In April 2001, CPSC banned certain types of dive sticks.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled Pool Stix are weighted plastic tubes, which stand upright when tossed into water. The sticks are about 8″ long and were sold in packs of 6 in various colors. The UPC (#4969382814) is printed on the product’s packaging.

Sold at: Modell’s Sporting Goods stores nationwide from August 1999 to October 2008 for about $3.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should keep children from playing with the recalled dive sticks and return the product to any Modell’s Sporting Goods for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Modell’s at (800) 275-6633 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.modells.com/recall

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09043.html

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3. Cobra Electronics Recalls Children’s Two-Way Radios with Rechargeable Batteries Due to Chemical Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively in Toys “R” Us Stores

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2008
Release #09-044

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 252-9889
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Cobra Electronics Recalls Children’s Two-Way Radios with Rechargeable Batteries Due to Chemical Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively in Toys “R” Us Stores

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.

Name of Product: Children’s Two-Way Radios

Units: About 8,000

Manufacturer: Cobra Electronics, of Chicago, Ill.

Hazard: The rechargeable batteries in the radios can leak electrolyte, posing a chemical burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves two-way radios with the 300 mah “CEL” batteries. The walkie talkie style radios are made of pink plastic and come in purple packaging. Product number PR191-2VP is located on the front of the packaging and on the label inside the battery compartment. The batteries are standard AAA Nickle Metal Hydride battery cells with a black wrapper with the battery name 300 mah (CEL) with the date code (TF or RF) on the battery itself.

Sold by: Toys “R” Us Stores nationwide from August 2008 through September 2008 for about $30.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the two-way radios and contact the company for a free replacement and a 20% off coupon for a future purchase at http://www.cobra.com. If batteries have leaked on to the radio, do not touch the liquid, and contact the company for a free replacement product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Cobra Electronics toll-free at (888) 252-9889 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.cobra.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09044.html

Recalls 11/5

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 5, 2008
Release #09-039

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 859-9281
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Claire’s Recalls Children’s Metal Necklaces Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

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.

Name of Product: Best Friends Yin Yang Necklaces Sets

Units: About 67,000

Importer: Claire’s Boutiques Inc., of Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Hazard: The recalled necklaces contain high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves a set of two necklaces that have a silver-colored metal bead type chain and a lobster-claw clasp. One of the necklaces has  a single, metal pendant with the word “Best” attached to a black, yin metal pendant. The other necklace has the word “Friends” attached to a white, yang  metal pendant.

Sold at: Claire’s stores nationwide from April 2007 through August 2008 for about $8.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these recalled products away from children and return them to any Claire’s store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Claire’s at (866) 859-9281 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web  sites at www.claires.com

Note: CPSC was alerted to this hazard by the Illinois Attorney General.

To see this release on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09039.html

Recalls 11/4 – Election Day!

1. Toy Xylophones Recalled by King Import Warehouse 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
November 4, 2008
Release #09-037

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (972) 241-5464
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Toy Xylophones Recalled by King Import Warehouse 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.

Name of Product: Toy Xylophones

Units: About 144

Importer: King Import Warehouse, of Dallas, Texas

Hazard: Surface paint on the toy xylophone contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves a miniature toy xylophone with item number KW20119. The toy xylophone measures about 12 inches long by 5 inches wide. It has a lavender frame, a lavender mallet, and four bars which are orange, yellow, green, and white. The item number can be found on the packaging.

Sold at: Dollar Zone “giant”, Sam 99 Cent Store, and 99 Cents Mart in Texas from December 2007 through February 2008 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take these recalled toys away from children and return them to Dollar Zone “giant”, Sam 99 Cent Store, and 99 Cents Mart in Texas for a replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call King Import Warehouse collect at (972) 241-5464 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09037.html

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2.  OKK Trading Recalls Toy TVs 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
November 4, 2008
Release #09-038

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 655-8697
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

OKK Trading Recalls Toy TVs 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.

Name of Product: “Mini-Televisor” Toys

Units: About 2,100

Importer: OKK Trading, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Hazard: Surface coating on the toy television could contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves a plastic TV toy. This plastic TV toy has a microphone and is powered by 2 AA size batteries. There is a “TV Painting Board” sticker label on the front panel and carrying handle of the toy.

Sold at: OKK Trading’s Web site at www.okktoys.com from July 2008 through September 2008 for about $1.

Manufactured in: Hong Kong

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact OKK Trading for a refund or an exchange.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact OKK Trading toll-free at (877) 655-8697 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.okktoys.com

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09038.html