|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 5, 2006
|Firm's Hotline: (866) 960-5263
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturer named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer products. 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: Antique White Furniture from the Cottage Collection
Units: About 2,000
Importer: The Land of Nod®, of Northbrook, Ill.
Hazard: Some of the recalled furniture contains paint with high levels of lead. The lead level exceeds that allowed by the federal ban on lead-containing paint which is designed to protect children who might ingest paint chips or peelings. Lead paint is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Description: The recall includes the following furniture and item numbers. The item number can be found on a label located on the back of the product. The shelf kits include one shelf and two shelf supports for use in the Low Rider Bookcase, the Double-Door Armoire or the District 28 Armoire.
|Catalog Description||Item Number|
|Antique White Cottage 2-Over-4 Drawer Dresser||0405161-AW|
|Antique White Cottage 3-Drawer Dresser||0405181-AW|
|Antique White Cottage 7-Drawer Dresser||0405231-AW|
|Antique White Cottage Accessory Top||0405162-AW|
|Antique White District 28 Armoire||0411011-AW|
|Antique White District 28 Armoire Shelf Kit||0411012-AW|
|Antique White Double-Door Armoire||0411031-AW|
|Antique White Double-Door Armoire Shelf Kit||0411032-AW|
|Antique White Low Rider Bookcase||0404241-AW|
|Antique White Low Rider Shelf Kit||0406191-AW|
Sold by: Land of Nod® catalog and Web site nationwide, and The Land of Nod® stores in Illinois and Washington from September 2003 to August 2006 for between $50 and $1,100.
Manufactured in: Mexico
Remedy: Consumers should contact the Land of Nod® immediately to determine whether their furniture is included in this recall. If included in this recall, consumers should stop using the recalled furniture. The Land of Nod® will arrange for an exchange, credit or refund and offer consumers a gift card to be used toward a future purchase.
Consumer Contact: Consumers should contact The Land of Nod®'s toll-free at (866) 990-5263, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT or through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org - if inquiring by e-mail, please include your full name and address.
Antique White Cottage 2-Over-4 Drawer Dresser
Antique White Cottage 3-Drawer Dresser
Antique White Cottage 7-Drawer Dresser
Antique White Cottage Accessory Top
Antique White District 28 Armoire
Antique White Double-Door Armoire
Antique White Low Rider Bookcase
Antique White Cottage Night Stand
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to help ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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