|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 17, 2007
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
Mini Cool Clips Bookmarks
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 www.antioch.com