|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 31, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 557-7767
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: Ribbit Board Games
Units: About 1,500
Importer/Distributor: SimplyFun LLC, of Bellevue, Wash.
Hazard: Surface paint on the five frog-shaped wooden pieces contain excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves SimplyFun Ribbit board games. The games are sold with five frog-shaped wooden pieces that act as pawns for movement. The wooden pieces are blue, red, green, yellow and lavender in color.
Sold by: SimplyFun independent consultants nationwide from March 2007 through October 2007 for about $18.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the five frog pieces from the game and discontinue using them. Consumers should contact SimplyFun for a refund or a set of five replacement frogs.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact SimplyFun toll-free at (877) 557-7767 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.simplyfun.com