J.C. Penney Recalls Breyer Stirrup Ornaments Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 11, 2007
Release #08-024

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 333-6063
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

J.C. Penney Recalls Breyer Stirrup Ornaments 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: Breyer 2006 Stirrup Ornaments

Units: About 2,400

Importer: J.C. Penney, of Plano, Texas

Hazard: Surface paints on the ornaments contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves a stirrup-shaped ornament with a white prancing horse and blue ribbons. “2006” is stamped on the rim of the ornament.

Sold through: The J.C. Penney catalog and Web site from August 2006 through August 2007 for about $18.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should keep the ornament away from young children and return it to any J.C. Penney store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For further information, contact J.C. Penney toll-free at (888) 333-6063 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.jcp.com

Picture of Recalled Breyer 2006 Stirrup Ornament