Surface paints on the products contain excessive levels of lead.
This recall involves about 1,000 metal containers that are instructional materials for use in the classroom. The item number is printed on the product's packaging. The recall includes only the following colors and item numbers: 8-inch vases in green and yellow P7186Y, P7186G, also sold in kits numbered L7332K, L7336K, L7609K, L7614K, L7615K, L7618K, L7619K, L7337K, S7617K, N7753K, P7243K, P7616K, S7610K; 5-1/2-inch basins in green and yellow P7158Y, P7158G also sold in kits numbered L7332K, L7336K, L7609K, L7614K, L7615K, L7618K, L7619K, L7337K, S7617K, N7753K, P7243K, P7616K, S7610K; Watering Cans in yellow P7155Y; 6-inch pails in yellow and orange P7156YE, P7156OR, also sold in kits numbered L7332K, L7336K; and 4-inch pails in yellow and green P7180Y, P7180G also sold in kits numbered: P7435, P7182K (set of 4).
Montessori N' Such through its catalog and Web site to schools and individuals nationwide from July 2006 through January 2009 for between $2.50 and $7 per item.
What To Do:
Take the recalled products away from children and contact Montessori N' Such for a free replacement or refund. All known purchasers have been contacted. For more information, contact Montessori N' Such at (800) 287-1985 between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.montessori-n-such.com.
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