Lead Exposure Hazard Recalls

RECALL: Disney™ Winnie-the-Pooh Play Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC), in cooperation with JC Penny announced a voluntary recall of approximately 49,000 Disney™ Deluxe Winnie-the-Pooh 23-Piece Play Sets. Parents are being asked to stop using recalled products immediately.

While no injuries have been reported, surface paints on the play sets contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

The recalled play set consists of 23 pieces including: either a white or black baby doll and assorted Winnie-the-Pooh themed items such as a diaper bag, blanket, playpen, highchair, swing, stroller, and carrying bags.

They were sold in The J.C. Penney catalog, Web site and outlet stores nationwide from August 2005 through August 2007 for about $40.

Parents are being asked to take the recalled play set away from young children immediately and return it to any J.C. Penney store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For further information, contact J.C. Penney toll-free at (888) 333-6063 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.jcp.com


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