Recalls: Paintbrushes or Rollers

May 22, 2008 Sure Grip Paint Brushes Recalled by Early Childhood Resources Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The paint brushes were sold in multi-color packages of four. Only the yellow brushes are included in the recall. The paint brushes have a rounded cylinder body with tan bristle tip brushes and measure about 4 inches in height. Read more.

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.” Read more.

November 16, 1988 Wagner To Replace Seals On Power Paint Rollers

November 16, 1988 Release # 88-096 Wagner To Replace Seals On Power Paint Rollers WASHINGTON, DC - Wagner Spray Tech Corporation of Minneapolis, Minn., is voluntarily offering free replacement seals, labeling and instructions on certain power paint rollers to correct a potential lid ejection problem on units manufactured between May and November, 1984.Used by do-it-yourself homeowners, the power paint roller consists of a pressure canister connected by hose to paint roller. The can of paint is placed inside the canister, the lid attached, and the paint is driven to the roller under pressure exerted by an electric powered compressor. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC), the lid may be ejected from the canister with enough force to cause injury. There have been 41 reported incidents of the ejected lids causing facial and eye injuries. Paint rollers involved in the repair program are dates coded E84 through L84 on the bottom of the unit, and were identified as model no. 0155001 on the packaging. Consumers should stop using power paint rollers within the above date codes, and call Wagner toll-free, 1-800-365-7650, or write Wagner Spray Tech Corporation, 1770 Fernbrook Lane Minneapolis, MN. 55447 for a free repair kit. The company will provide two replacement seal rings for the pressure canister, a warning label to be affixed to the lid, and new operating instructions. The Wagner power paint rollers in question were sold nationwide by a variety or retailers, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. under the Craftsman power roller label within the same date codes Read more.