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Educational Craft Kits Recalled

Date:
March 18, 2009
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
FloraCraft Corp.
The Danger:
The surface coating on the educational kit's wires can contain excessive levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 930,000 "Solar System" and "DNA" children's educational craft kits sold under the FloraCraft and HYGLOSS brand names. The kits contain green coated wires that measure 14.5 inches long and Styrofoam shapes. The following model numbers are included in this recall: Solar System Kit SS2003, SS101, 59901, SS2003P; and DNA Kit DNA2003, 59903, and DNA2003P. The model number is located on the kit's packaging.
Sold At:
Wal-Mart, Michaels, Jo-Ann Stores, Hobby Lobby, and other retailers nationwide from January 2003 through February 2009 for between $10 and $30.
What To Do:
Take the craft kit's wires away from children immediately and contact FloraCraft to obtain free replacements. For more information, contact FloraCraft Corp. toll-free at (866) 775-8781, or visit www.floracraft.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09158.html