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American Greetings Corp. Sport Balls Recalled

Date:
July 9, 2009
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
American Greetings Corp.
The Danger:
The surface coating on the basketball contains excessive levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 90,000 packages in the United States and 1,900 in Canada of DesignWare Sport Balls party favors. The package contains four mini sport balls: a basketball, a football, a baseball, and a soccer ball. The model number is SPBL 1821 and is printed on the packaging.
Sold At:
Various retailers in the U.S. and Canada from August 2004 through April 2009 for about $3.50.
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled sport balls away from children and contact American Greetings to receive a coupon for a replacement product. For more information, contact American Greetings at (800) 777-4891 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.ag.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09267.html