FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 967-5362
June 30, 2011
Release # 11-263
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: Wooden animal drum
Units: About 1,000
Importer: Cost Plus Inc. of Oakland, Calif.
Hazard: The paint used on the drum is in excess of the maximum allowable level of 90 ppm, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.
Description: The recalled toy is a wooden hexagon drum with pictures of animals on the six sides. SKU No. 424857 is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the drum.
Sold at: Cost Plus World Market stores nationwide from December 2010 through May 2011 for about $7.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the toy and return it to Cost Plus World Market for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cost Plus toll-free at (877) 967-5362 between 7 a.m. and midnight ET seven days a week or visit the firm’s website at www.worldmarket.com
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