Halloween Pails Recalled

Date:
October 25, 2007
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
Family Dollar Stores
The Danger:
The green paint on the pails contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Description:
This recall includes about 142,000 purple Halloween pails with a picture of a witch figure silhouetted against a green moon. The pail measures about 6 1/2 inches high. "Distributed by Family Dollar, Inc," SKU number 1033953, and UPC number 017845000591 are printed on a label on the pail. Orange Halloween pails with black jack-o'-lantern decorations are not included in this recall.
Sold At:
Family Dollar stores nationwide from August 2007 through October 2007 for about $1.
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled Halloween pail away from children and return it to any Family Dollar store for a full refund. For additional information, contact Family Dollar at (800) 547-0359 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.familydollar.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08051.html

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