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

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