Harry Potter Bookends Recalled

Date:
September 23, 2008
Category:
Books & Videos
Cribs
Company/Brand:
Giftco
The Danger:
The paint on the bookends contains excessive levels of lead.
Description:
The recall includes about 36,000 poly-stone bookends painted and shaped in the characters of the Harry Potter book series, including Harry Potter, Hedwig and Hermione, and Crookshanks.
Sold At:
Elementary school fundraising programs, discount and dollar stores nationwide from June 2004 through January 2006 for between $3 and $28.
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled bookends away from children and return them to Giftco for a refund. For more information, contact Giftco Inc. toll-free at (888) 448-6728 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at http://mail.giftcoinc.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08404.html

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