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Target Toy Gardening Tools Recalled

September 26, 2007
Toys & Games
The Danger:
The paint on the recalled gardening tools and chairs contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
The recall includes about 350,000 Happy Giddy gardening tools and the Sunny Patch children's chairs.
Gardening tools include:
  • Caterpillar trowel with an orange and multicolored handle
  • Kitty cat broom with pink flowers and green handle
  • Pink and green cultivator with a solid green tool portion and pink flowers on the handle
  • Orange and green wood-handle hoe and rake with orange flowers
  • Pink and green shovel and trowel with pink flowers
  • Green, orange, and light blue snail push broom
  • Multicolored trowel, hoe, rake with orange on the tool body
  • Multicolored shovel with solid red on the shovel and eyes on the top of the handle
  • Red and blue owl-shaped broom with bristles painted blue, with yellow and black large eyes on the face
The children's chair includes multicolored Sunny Patch chairs with a giraffe, monkey, and elephant on the back. The cloth seat and back are striped in orange, yellow, green, and blue. The chameleon, butterfly, and ladybug chair are not included in the recall.
Sold At:
Target stores nationwide from August 2006 through August 2007 for between $3 and $10.
What To Do:
Immediately take the products away from children and return the item to the nearest Target store for a full refund. For additional information, contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 pm. CT Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.target.com.
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