Today, Master Lock recalled about 27,000 "Lock and Leash" Locks made in Taiwan by Fullyear-Brother Enterprise Co. Ltd., because the red paint is loaded with lead, according to the Consumer Products Safety Commission.
The locks, with matching red coiled cable, can be identified by the model number, 1551D. Master Lock is printed in white above the combination display. Locks in other colors are not affected by this recall.
The locks were sold at hardware stores and Internet retailers from March 2007 through January 2008 for about $8.
For a refund, consumers must send the lock to:
Master Lock Company Return Goods
c/o All in One Warehouse
2050 North Smokey Lane, Suite B
Nogales, AZ 85621
For more information, call (800) 464-2088 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT or visit www.masterlock.com.
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