Recall: Montessori N' Such Recalls Metal Vases, Pails and Other Containers Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Various containers used in instructional kits
Units: About 1,000
Importer: Montessori N’ Such, of Sterling, Va.
Hazard: Surface paints on the products contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled metal containers are instructional materials for use in the classroom. The item number is printed on the product’s packaging. The recall includes only the colors and item numbers listed below:
Sold by: Montessori N’ Such through its catalog and Web site to schools and individuals nationwide from July 2006 through January 2009 for between $2.50 and $7 per item.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled products away from children and contact Montessori N’ Such for a free replacement or refund. All known purchasers have been contacted.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Montessori N’ Such at (800) 287-1985 between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.montessori-n-such.com
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