RR Donnelley Recalls Classroom Reading and Math Aids Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

January 31, 2008
Alert #08-541
 

RR Donnelley Recalls Classroom Reading and Math Aids Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Reading and Math Aids

Units: 185,000

Importer: RR Donnelley, of Chicago, Ill.

Retailers: SRA, of Columbus, Ohio, Glencoe, of Columbus, Ohio, and Wright Group, of Chicago, Ill.

Hazard: Surface paint on the products contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The following recalled reading and math aids are for use in the classroom. The item number is printed on the product’s packaging.

Reading ProductsISBN/ITEM #/ProductProduct Photo
Magnetic Dry-Erase Board 0076176266
The magnetic dry-erase boards have purple plastic frames.
"SRA" logo is printed on the front of the boards. There are
permanent squares imprinted on the face of each side of the
board. Sold in a set of five. They measure 8 1/2" x 11".
Picture of Recalled Magnetic Dry-Erase Board
Student Crown 0026612887
The crowns are red, purple and gold with a thinking bubble in
the middle. They were sold in packages of 12. The crown’s two
ends close with Velcro to create a hat-like crown for students.
Picture of Recalled Student Crown
Puppet Thinking Crown 0812603575
The crowns are red, purple and gold with a thinking bubble in
the middle. The two ends close with Velcro to create a hat-like
crown the teacher’s puppet wears. Includes a chin strap. The
crown measures 16” long x 5” wide with a clear pocket on the
front of the crown.
Picture of Recalled Puppet Thinking Crown
Angled Ruler 002674452X
The clear plastic rulers are 12 inches long, bend in the middle,
and have green imprints. Sold in packs of 10.
Picture of Recalled Angled Ruler
Magnetic Number Line R00006029
The magnetic number lines are white, about 23 inches long,
and are numbered from 1 to 25 on one side and 0 to 1 on the
other side.
Picture of Recalled Magnetic Number Line
Target Mat R85454.07 (Grade 1)
R13159.15 (Grade 2)
The target mats are blue and white or blue, white and yellow
with numbers. They measure 3’ x 3’.
Picture of Recalled Target Mat
Picture of Recalled Target Mat
Double Nine Dominos 0322090911
The double nine dominos contain 55 tiles. The tiles are white
with dots of multiple colors.
Picture of Recalled Double Nine Dominos
Mimosa Measuring Tape 0322058333
The retractable white measuring tape has a florescent green
casing. The tape is two sided in inches (red) and centimeters
(black). “10M/33ft fiber glass measuring tape” is printed on
the casing.
Picture of Recalled Mimosa Measuring Tape
Two-Sided White Seamstress Flexible Tape Measure 36434R03 / RM004 / 0420024/ 0026744511
The two-sided flexible measuring tape has inches (60) on one side
and centimeters (150) on the other side in black print with brass or
silver stainless steel tips.
Picture of Recalled Two-Sided White Seamstress Flexible Tape Measure

Sold by: SRA, Wright Group and Glencoe to schools nationwide from July 2003 through October 2007.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled products away from children and contact RR Donnelley for information on returning the products for a free replacement item. RR Donnelley is directly contacting schools that purchased the reading and math aids

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact RR Donnelley toll free at (888) 240-2730 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.mhcares.com