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Build-A-Bear Workshop Recalls Lapel Pins Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

  • Build-A-Bear Workshop Lapel Pin
Name of Product:
Love.Hugs.Peace lapel pins
Hazard:
Surface paints on the lapel pin contain excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 04, 2011
Units:
About 26,500 pins in the United States and 2,200 in Canada
Consumer Contact

For additional information, please contact Build-A-Bear Workshop toll-free at (866) 236-5683 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Saturday, or visit the company's website at www.buildabear.com

Recall Details

Description:

The 1.5 inch lapel pin features graphics of a heart, bear head, and peace sign all positioned in front of a globe. The words "Love.Hugs.Peace." appear at the bottom of the pin.

Remedy:

Stop using the lapel pins and return the lapel pin to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store to receive a $5 store coupon. If it is not possible to return the pin to a store, you can contact the company for alternate instructions on receiving a refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Build-A-Bear Workshop stores nationwide and online at www.buildabear.com from July 2009 through October 2010 for $3.50 in the US and $4 (CDN) in Canada.
Importer(s):

Build-A-Bear Workshop®, of St. Louis, Mo.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
11-298
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