CPSC: Neckerchief Slides
On 2018-09-26, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Neckerchief Slides due to a potential Poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2018 for about $6.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Boy Scouts of America neckerchief slides recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Accessories category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 300,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The colored enamel on the neckerchief slides contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead contentban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Boy Scouts of America's neckerchief slides. The brass neckerchief slides were sold in four styles: red wolf, green bear, orange lion and blue Webelos. "Made in China" and P.O. number 200228276, 20023175, 200233281 or 200236630 are printed on a white label attached to the back of the neckerchief slide.
These items were sold new+ at Boy Scouts of America retail stores and authorized distributors nationwide and online at www.scoutshop.org from February 2018 through August 2018 for about $6.
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 stop using the recalled neckerchief slides, take them away from children and return them to any Boy Scouts of America retail store or distributor for a free replacement neckerchief slide, including shipping.
Boy Scouts of America at 800-323-0736 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com, or online at www.scoutshop.org and click on the Product Recall link at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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