October 17, 2007
Release #08-032

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 543-1515

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: Cool Clip™ and Mini Cool Clip™ Bookmarks

Units: About 200,000 (an additional 150,000 bookmarks and journals were recalled on October 4, 2007)

Importer: Antioch Publishing, of Yellow Springs, Ohio

Hazard: Paint on the clip of the bookmarks contains excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves various designs of the Cool Clip and Mini Cool Clip bookmarks. The themed metals bookmarks include the following designs:

Cool Clips™ Bookmarks


Picture of Recalled Sun (two styles) Paper ClipPicture of Recalled Daisy/Believe Paper ClipPicture of Recalled Tiki Paper ClipPicture of Recalled Flip Flip Paper ClipPicture of Recalled Ladybug Paper ClipPicture of Recalled Music Symbol Paper ClipPicture of Recalled SHH! Paper Clip

Mini Cool Clips™ Bookmarks

Picture of Recalled Flower and Tiki Paper ClipPicture of Recalled Peace Flower & Yin Yang Paper ClipPicture of Recalled Lighthouse & Sailboat Paper Clip

Sold at: Book, card and gift stores nationwide from April 2003 through October 2007 for about $4.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the bookmarks away from children and contact Antioch Publishing for a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Antioch Publishing at (800) 543-1515 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at