Decorative Snaps and Metal Clips Recalled by Provo Craft Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2006
Release #07-033
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 955-9490
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Decorative Snaps and Metal Clips Recalled by Provo Craft Due to Lead Poisoning 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Decorative Snaps and Metal Clips

Units: About 76,000

Manufacturer: Provo Craft, of Spanish Fork, Utah

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

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves the "Rob and Bob Studio Clip-Ease" metal clips with model numbers 28-1084, 28-1085 and 28-1086 and the "Rob and Bob Studio Snap-Ease" snaps with model number 28-1080. The product name and model number can be found on the packaging.

Sold at: Scrapbook stores and craft retailers nationwide from August 2005 through October 2006 for about $6.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these products immediately and contact Provo Craft for instructions on how to obtain a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Provo Craft at (800) 955-9490 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT, Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.recall.provocraft.com

Picture of Recalled Rob and Bob Studio Snap-Ease model number 28-1080 snaps

Picture of Recalled Rob and Bob Studio Clip-Ease model number 28-1084 metal clips

Picture of Recalled Rob and Bob Studio Clip-Ease model number 28-1085 metal clips

Picture of Recalled Rob and Bob Studio Clip-Ease model number 28-1086 metal clips