|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE |
March 21, 2008
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 326-7931
Hobby Lobby Stores Recalls Easter Egg Containers and Spinning Egg Tops Due to Violation of Lead Paint StandardWASHINGTON, 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: Camouflage Eggs and Spinning Egg Top Toys
Units: About 13,000
Importer: Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., of Oklahoma City, Okla.
Hazard: The paint on the toys contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
The Camouflage Easter Egg Treat Containers have Item #1031 printed on the front of the packaging and are white, brown and green camouflage colors, sold in a package of eight eggs. “Made in China for Tony Development and Mfg Ltd; TST, Kin, HK” and UPC code number 43078 01031 are printed on the back of the packing.
The Easter Spinning Egg Tops have Item # 1054 printed on the front of the packaging and are multi-colored and come in packages of a single egg and a rip cord. “Made in China for Tony Development and Mfg Ltd. TST, Kin, HK" and UPC code number 43078 01054 are printed on the back of the packaging.
Sold at: Hobby Lobby Stores nationwide from January 2008 through March 2008. The camouflage egg sold for about $2.50 and the Spinning Top sold for about $2.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled Camouflage Eggs and the Spinning Egg Tops away from children and contact Hobby Lobby to receive a $3 exchange card that can be used toward the purchase of any other products sold at Hobby Lobby stores.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Hobby Lobby toll-free at (800) 326-7931 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.HobbyLobby.com
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