Cub Scouts Totem Badges Recalled

Date:
October 9, 2008
Category:
Clothing
Company/Brand:
Kahoot Products
The Danger:
The paint on the badges contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Description:
The recall includes about 1.6 million Cub Scout Totem Badges that measure 4 1/2 inches by 3 inches with a square portion measuring 2 1/4 inches by 2 1/4 inches. The Boy Scout emblem is printed on the badge along with a wolf and bear. "PROGRESS TOWARD RANKS" is also printed on the badge.
Sold At:
Boy Scouts of America retail outlets nationwide from January 2000 through September 2007.
What To Do:
Immediately remove the badges from clothing and keep the badges away from children. Contact the company for instructions on obtaining a free replacement badge. For additional information, contact Kahoot at (888) 800-4717, or visit their Web site at www.kahoot.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08018.html

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