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Children's Fishing Poles Recalled

Date:
March 25, 2009
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
W.C. Bradley/Zebco Holdings Inc., doing business as Zebco Brands
The Danger:
The paint on the reels of these fishing poles contains excessive levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 2,700 Zebco Advanced Youth Fishing Rod & Reel combo sets. The reels are painted orange and have the words "Zebco" and "ZAVS 10" on the reel handle. Only spinning reels are involved in this recall.
Sold At:
Discount department and sporting good stores nationwide from August 2007 through December 2008 for about $35.
What To Do:
Take the fishing poles away from children immediately and contact Zebco for information on receiving a refund. For more information, contact Zebco at (800) 588-9030 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.zebco.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09166.html