April 29, 2008
Nintendo Recalls Lapel Pins Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Nintendo of America Inc., of Redmond, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 71,000 Character-themed lapel pins. The metal lapel pin contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.