|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 2006
|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