"S T U F F" and Paw Wall Hooks Recalled

Date:
September 29, 2010
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
Midwest-CBK, Inc.
The Danger:
The paint on the metal hooks and on the blue paw hook contains excessive levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 4,450 wall hook sets sold in three models. The model numbers are: 74641 and 74642. They are made of five separate wooden letters spelling out the word "S T U F F." Model number 65262 consists of four separate, different- colored wooden paws. Model number 74641 has a purple "S," a red "T," an orange "U," a green "F," and a pink "F." Model number 74642 has an olive "S," a blue "T," a yellow "U," a white-striped "F," and a blue "F." Attached to each letter is a painted metal coat hook with a painted wooden ball at the end. Each letter is approximately 4 inches long, 3/4 inches wide, and 9 3/4 inches tall. Model number 65262 has four separate paw-shaped wooden pieces of different colors; red, blue, green, and pink. Attached to each paw is a wooden peg with a wooden ball at the end. The "S T U F F" wall hook sets have a label on the back of the letter "S" that includes the models 74641 or 74642. The Paw wall hook sets have the model number 65262 on the outside of the box.
Sold At:
The wall hook set was sold at gift stores, drug stores, furniture stores, décor outlets, and variety stores nationwide from December 2008 through August 2010. They sold for between $10 and $30.
What To Do:
The wall hook set should be returned to Midwest-CBK for a full refund. Contact Midwest-CBK to receive a prepaid shipping label and merchandise credit. For more information, contact Midwest-CBK toll-free at 800-422-5583 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday.
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10357.html

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