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Children's Toy Gardening Hand Rakes Recalled

Date:
February 5, 2008
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Downeast Concepts
The Danger:
Paint on the gardening tool hand rake contains excessive levels of lead.
Description:
The recall involves about 400 toy rakes that have a wooden handle and a metal yellow bottom. "Backyard and beyond Garden Tools" is printed on the toy's tag, which hangs from the toy's handle.
Sold At:
Various home improvement and toy stores nationwide from June 2007 through November 2007 for about $2.50.
What To Do:
Take the recalled toy gardening rakes away from children immediately and return it to the store where purchased for a replacement toy hand rake. For additional information, contact Downeast Concepts toll-free at (800) 343-2424 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit their Web site at www.backyard-beyond.com, or e-mail productsafety@downeastconcepts.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08183.html