KB Toys Recalls Wooden Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Surface paints on the toys can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

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

Pull-Along Wagon

Picture of Recalled 10-in-1 Activity Cart
10-in-1 Activity Cart

Picture of Recalled Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks

Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks