Children's Toy Gardening Hand Rakes Recalled

February 5, 2008
Toys & Games
Downeast Concepts
The Danger:
Paint on the gardening tool hand rake contains excessive levels of lead.
The recall involves about 400 toy rakes that have a wooden handle and a metal yellow bottom. "Backyard and beyond Garden Tools" is printed on the toy's tag, which hangs from the toy's handle.
Sold At:
Various home improvement and toy stores nationwide from June 2007 through November 2007 for about $2.50.
What To Do:
Take the recalled toy gardening rakes away from children immediately and return it to the store where purchased for a replacement toy hand rake. For additional information, contact Downeast Concepts toll-free at (800) 343-2424 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit their Web site at, or e-mail
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