|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 10, 2008
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Kash N’ Gold Recalls Tinker Bell Novelty Lamps 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: Tinker Bell Lamps
Manufacturer: Kash N’ Gold Ltd., of Deer Park, N.Y.
Hazard: The surface paint on the lamps contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled Tinker Bell lamp has model “Tinker Bell Lamp” printed on the bottom of the lamp. The lamp has a sculpted Tinker Bell in a flower garden with an animation of Tinker Bell swaying back and forth while music plays when the light switch or demo button is depressed.
Sold at: Electronic and appliance retailers nationwide, including Lowe’s from January 2007 through October 2007 for about $40.
Manufactured in: Hong Kong
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps and return them to the store where purchased for a refund or contact the firm to receive a Kash N’ Gold merchandise credit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kash N’ Gold at (800) 354-8785 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.kngamerica.com
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