Lead Exposure Hazard Recalls

RECALL: KB Toys Wooden Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and KB Toys have announced a voluntary recall of a large group of wooden toys.

Approximately 10,000 Wooden Pull-Along Alphabet & Math Blocks Wagons, Wooden Pull-Along Learning Blocks Wagons, 10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts, and Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks have been recalled due to surface paints on the toys containing excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

The CPSC is asking parents should stop using recalled products immediately.

No Injuries have been reported. Descriptions:

Wooden Pull-Along Alphabet & Math Blocks Wagons and Learning Blocks WagonsThe recalled wooden toy wagons have 28 blocks and a pull string. The wagons measure about 7½” x 13” and have blocks with letters, words, numbers, or pictures on them. “First Learning” or “My Kidz” are printed on the products’ packaging, in addition to UPC #834162002158 or #834162002165.
10-in-1 Activity Learning CartsThe recalled activity carts are three dimensional learning toys with various activities. The cart measures about 17¼” x 16½” x 7¾”. “First Learning” and UPC #834162002127 are printed on the products’ packaging.
Flip-Flop Alphabet BlocksThe recalled wooden toys have blocks that flip with letters, words, numbers, and pictures on them. The toy measures about 10 1/8” x 10¾” x 2¾”. “First Learning” and UPC #834162001212 are printed on the products’ packaging.

The Pull-Along Wagons were sold from August 2005 to August 2007 for between $9 and $13. The 10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts were sold from August 2006 to September 2007 for about $30. The Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks were sold from August 2006 to September 2007 for about $7.

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Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and return them to any KB Toys retail store for a store credit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact KB Toys toll-free at (888) 843-9520 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s Web site at www.recall.kbtinfo.com

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