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Children's Science Kits Recalled

Date:
August 22, 2006
Category:
Toys & Games
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
School Specialty Publishing
The Danger:
The battery case in the science kit can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
Description:
This recall involves about 43,000 Ideal and Brighter Child-brand science kits. Models include:
  • All About Electricity
  • All About Magnets
  • The Science Search Lab: Electricity
  • The Science Search Lab: Light
The kits were sold in brightly colored 11-3/4-inch-x-12-inch boxes with a plastic window and door flap on the front.
Sold At:
Educational stores and bookstores nationwide, and the schoolspecialty.com Web site, from July 2004 through May 2006 for between $16 and $24.
What To Do:
Stop using the science kits immediately and return them to the place of purchase or School Specialty for a refund. For more information, contact School Specialty toll-free at (800) 253-5469 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.schoolspecialtypublishing.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06240.html