Recall: 10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts and Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks
On 2007-10-04, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding 10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts and Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks due to a potential lead poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2006 for about $7 to $30.
About 7,000 units are involved in this KB Toys activity learning cart recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Bead Maze & Activity Centers category in 2007.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
Surface paints on the toys can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
|10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts||The recalled activity carts are three dimensional learning toys with various activities. The cart measures about 17 1/4" x 16 1/2" x 7 3/4". "First Learning" and UPC #834162002127 are printed on the products' packaging.|
|Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks||The recalled wooden toys have blocks that flip with letters, words, numbers, and pictures on them. The toy measures about 10 1/8" x 10 3/4" x 2 3/4". "First Learning" and UPC #834162001212 are printed on the products' packaging.|
These items were sold new+ at KB Toys stores nationwide. 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.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and return them to any KB Toys retail store for a store credit.
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
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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