Toy Wooden Block and Train Sets Recalled By Christmas Tree Shops Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 24, 2008
Release #08-174

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 287-3232
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Toy Wooden Block and Train Sets Recalled By Christmas Tree Shops 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: Big Wooden Blocks and Jumbo Wooden Train Sets

Units: About 15,000

Retailer: Christmas Tree Shops, of South Yarmouth, Mass.

Manufacturer: First Learning Company Ltd., of Hong Kong

Hazard: Surface paint on some pieces of the toys contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The Big Wooden Blocks contain 30 or 60 colorful block pieces in 11 geometric shapes. The Jumbo Wooden Train Sets contain 70 wooden pieces including trees, stop and railroad crossing signs, a red wooden engine and green train cars. The following style numbers and UPC numbers are printed on the packaging of the toys:

Toy DescriptionStyle #UPC #
Big Wooden Learning Blocks – 30 pieces 7210 14559211
Big Wooden Learning Blocks – 60 pieces 7211 14559235
70 piece Jumbo Wooden Train Sets 13275A 14217340

 

Manufactured in: China

Sold at: Christmas Tree Shops located in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions from October 2006 through November 2007 for between $4 and $20.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and return the toys to any Christmas Tree Shop to receive a refund.

Consumer Contact: Contact: For additional information, contact Christmas Tree Shops at (888) 287-3232 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.christmastreeshops.com

Picture of Recalled 70 Piece Jumbo Wooden Train Set

Picture of Recalled 30 Piece Big Wooden Learning Blocks Set

Picture of Recalled 60 Piece Big Wooden Learning Blocks Set