Recalls: Arts & Crafts

November 21, 2012
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Recalls Foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft Kit Due to Risk of Magnet Ingestion Hazard
The recalled product is an adult seasonal craft item that, when assembled, resembles a turkey with a pumpkin-shaped body. Before assembly, the product resembles a pumpkin that has been cut in half. The kit comes with various foam pieces that are used to decorate the outer pumpkin shell and has six small magnets that hold the pieces together. The product is packaged in a round, clear plastic container.
November 5, 2009
Children's Art Easels Recalled by MacPherson's Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
This recall involves a children’s art easel which has a chalkboard surface on one side and a white board surface on the other side. The item number is AA13301 and the UPC number is 082435133010 which can be found on the original packaging.
May 6, 2009
Children's Jewelry Craft Kits Recalled by Action Products International Due to Risk of Lead Exposure
The recall includes the children’s jewelry craft kits “Abalone Necklace” (item #67117) and “Venetian Carnevale Necklace” (item #67118). Both kits contain components to assemble necklaces including charms, beads, wire and clasps. The kit’s name, model number, and “Curiosity Kits” are printed on the product’s packaging.
November 21, 2007
Discount School Supply Recalls Paint Brushes Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
The recall involves a set of six “shaving-style” brushes, which are about 4-inches long. The brushes’ handles are painted blue, purple, orange, yellow, lime green, and pink. The item number #SHVBRSH is printed on the product’s packaging. Brush sets with handles in brown, dark blue, red, green, blue, and black are not included in this recall. The recalled brushes were also included with the “BioColor® Foam Paint Starter Kit” and “Colorations® Foam Paint Starter Kit.”
November 7, 2007
Spin Master Recalls Aqua Dots Children Became Unconscious After Swallowing Beads
The recalled toy is a craft kit which allows children to create various multi-dimensional designs using small colored beads. The beads fuse together when sprayed with water. The recall applies to all models of Aqua Dots. The product is available in various different kits with accessories such as a drying fan, applicator pen, design templates for the beads, and spray bottle. The product is labeled for ages 4+.
October 11, 2007
J.C. Penney Recalls Deluxe Art Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
The recalled art set consists of a wooden box with several pull-out trays containing 177 different art items, including paints and brushes.
October 11, 2007
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Recalls Travel Art Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
The recalled Travel Art Set Lap Desk is a zippered case that opens into a lap desk with markers, crayons, and magnetic pieces. The lap desk is 10 3/4-inches wide and is pink colored. “Made in China” and item number 266822 are printed on a sticker located on the product’s packaging.
March 7, 2007
Discount School Supply Recalls Children's Two-Sided Easels Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard
The recalled easels are two-sided, with felt and a pull-out panel on one side and a chalkboard on the other side. The recalled easels include the word "Jolly" at the top. Easels with the word "Colorations" at the top of the easel are not included in the recall.
November 17, 2005
Cooper Hand Tools Recall of Weller Heating Element used in Soldering Irons
The heating elements were sold to be used in soldering irons. Only heating elements with the following model numbers and dates codes from May 2005 through August 2005 are included in this recall: 1140A, 1233S, 1235S, 1236S, 1237S, 1237SBK, 2AC08, 2AC09, 2AC10, 37UG, 37BK, 6A909, 6A910, SL325, SL325BK, SL335, SL345, 360, 361, 362, 363, 4033S, 4033SBK, 4035S, 4035SBK, 4037J, 4037S, 4037SBK, 4039S, 533S, 535S537S, 6A908. These soldering irons are used by stained glass hobbyists.
October 18, 2005
Target Recall of Jumbo Pencils with Sharpeners
The jumbo pencil has a red eraser on the end and comes with a pencil sharpener. Pencils are either short, 8 ½ inches long and one inch wide, or long, 15 inches long and ½ inch wide. The pencils are blue, red or striped. The sharpeners are pink or blue and come in a clear plastic pouch. Model number 70505 is printed on the pouch.