Recall: Children's Sketchbooks Recalled by eeBoo Corp. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
Children’s Sketchbooks Recalled by eeBoo Corp. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard 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.
Name of Product: Sketchbooks with Colored Spirals
Units: About 80,000
Distributor: eeBoo Corp., of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The paint on the sketchbooks’ colored spiral metal bindings contains excessive levels of lead violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled children’s sketchbooks have colored spiral metal bindings, drawing paper, and cardboard covers in the following styles. “eeBoo” and the style name are printed on a sticker on the back cover.
Other styles of sketchbooks with colored or plain metal spiral bindings are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Specialty and gift stores nationwide from September 2005 through January 2008 for about $6.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled sketchbooks away from children and contact eeBoo Corp. to receive a free replacement sketchbook with a plain metal spiral.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact eeBoo Corp. at (800) 791-5619 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.eeBoo.com
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