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Active Kyds Recalls Children’s Toy Shovels and Garden Tool Sets Due to Lead Violations; Sold Exclusively on Amazon.com (Recall Alert)

  • Active Kids Toy Fiberglass Shovels
  • Active Kyds Toy Garden Tool Set
Name of Product:
Kids toy shovels and garden tool sets
Hazard:

Excessive lead paint levels on the yellow shank and black blade on the shovel, and the black paint on the garden tool set violates the federal lead paint standard. In addition, the black plastic shovel handle and bag clip on the garden tool drawstring bag contain excessive lead content levels, a violation of the federal lead standard. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effect.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
January 10, 2017
Units:
About 70
Consumer Contact

Active Kyds toll-free at 855-736-6255 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, by email at activekyds@gmail.com, or online at www.activekyds.com and click on “News” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Active Kyds children’s toy shovels and garden tool sets. The fiberglass toy shovels were sold in yellow and black. The children’s garden tool set has blue handles with orange caps and black painted steel ends. It includes four tools: a hand shovel, hand fork, transplanter and cultivator. The tools are sold with a pull string black mesh bag with the Active Kyds logo printed in white.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy shovels and garden tool sets away from children and contact Active Kyds for a refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold Exclusively At:
Amazon.com from August 2016 through October 2016 for between $20 and $25
Distributor(s):
Active Kyds LLC, of Dassel, Minn.
Manufactured In:
India
Recall number:
17-723
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