The paint on the pencil pouches' zipper pulls contains excessive levels of lead.
This recall involves about 84,200 "Stuff Keepers" pencil pouches and "Bear Pencil Pouches."
The "Stuff Keepers" pencil pouches are clear vinyl, measure 9 inches by 6 inches, and have a green, orange, pink, or blue zipper. Style number 63525 is printed on the packaging.
The "Bear Pencil Pouches" have soft fabric with a stuffed bear face and measure 9 inches by 3 inches. Style number 67221 is printed on the packaging.
School supply distributors in schools nationwide from September 1997 through October 2007 for between 50 cents and $2.
What To Do:
Take the recalled pencil pouches away from children and return them to the store for a full refund or contact Raymond Geddes & Co. directly. For more information, contact Raymond Geddes & Co. at (800) 533-6273 x1124 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit their Web site at www.raymondgeddes.com/psa.html, or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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