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Children's Pencil Pouches Recalled

Date:
November 21, 2007
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
Raymond Geddes & Co.
The Danger:
The paint on the pencil pouches' zipper pulls contains excessive levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 84,200 "Stuff Keepers" pencil pouches and "Bear Pencil Pouches."
  • The "Stuff Keepers" pencil pouches are clear vinyl, measure 9 inches by 6 inches, and have a green, orange, pink, or blue zipper. Style number 63525 is printed on the packaging.
  • The "Bear Pencil Pouches" have soft fabric with a stuffed bear face and measure 9 inches by 3 inches. Style number 67221 is printed on the packaging.
Sold At:
School supply distributors in schools nationwide from September 1997 through October 2007 for between 50 cents and $2.
What To Do:
Take the recalled pencil pouches away from children and return them to the store for a full refund or contact Raymond Geddes & Co. directly. For more information, contact Raymond Geddes & Co. at (800) 533-6273 x1124 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit their Web site at www.raymondgeddes.com/psa.html, or e-mail them at consumeraffairs@raymondgeddes.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08096.html