Kids II Corp. is recalling Baby Einstein Discover & Play Color Blocks because the blue block has lead paint, according to a company press release.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission released this information about the recall:
Name of Product: Baby Einstein Discover & Play Color Blocks
Units: About 35,000
Distributor: Kids II Inc., of Alpharetta, Ga.
Hazard: Surface paint on the blue block contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves the blue block included with the Baby Einstein Discover & Play Color Blocks, Model 30726 and Model 30881. The blocks are made of soft textures and come in different colors. Only date codes of GE7, GF7, and GG7 are included in this recall. The model number and date code are printed on the labels affixed to the green-colored block.
Sold at: Various retailers and specialty stores nationwide from June 2007 through September 2007 for between $10 and $13.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled blue block away from children immediately and contact Kids II to receive a free replacement of the affected block.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kids II toll-free at (866) 203-6788 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firms Web site at www.kidsii.com.
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Kids II is voluntarily recalling our Baby Einstein Discover & Play Color Blocks in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission because our expanded testing detected lead traces that are higher than the Federal limit. The recall only applies to the Blue block included with products that contain certain date codes, which can be found on the sewn in labels attached to the Green block. The recalled blocks were sold in the U.S. only.
Kids II has not received any reports of incidents or injuries. Consumers should take this product away from children immediately. Please choose from the following options:
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This recall is a result of ongoing actions we are taking to continue to provide safe, quality products. Recent events in our industry have sharpened our efforts to continue to provide safe and quality Kids II products. Our sharpened quality assurance program will continue to keep our products safe for children and parents worldwide.
Kids II is committed to providing safe, quality products for parents and children to enjoy. Were parents too and we want to be proud to have our children continue to enjoy their Kids II products. Again, if you have any questions, do not hesitate to call us at 1-866-203-6788.
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