Toys "R" Us Recalls Product Due to Lead Paint Hazards
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Toys "R" Us Inc., of Wayne, N.J., today announced a voluntary recall of the Imaginarium brand 213 Piece Wooden Coloring Case due to violation of the federal lead paint standard.
The printed ink on the outer packaging of the wood case contains lead. Also, some of the black watercolor paint contains excessive levels of lead.
Totaling about 27,000 units, the recall product's tan wooden carrying case measures approximately 14 inches high by 19 inches wide and contains crayons, pastels, colored pencils, fiber pens, paintbrush, pencil, water colors, palette, white paint, ruler, and pencil sharpener.
The product was manufactured in China and sold by Toys "R" Us stores nationwide and at toysrus.com from October 2006 through August 2007 for about $20. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers are advised to immediately take the products away from children and return the item to the nearest Toys "R" Us store for store credit. For more information, contact Toys "R" Us at 800-869-7787 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET, Monday through Saturday, and between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, or visit www.toysrus.com.