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    Children's Animal Tracking Explorer Kit Recalled

    Brand: MindWare
    Children's Animal Tracking Explorer Kit Recalled recall image Courtesy of CPSC

    Recall Date:

    June 5, 2008

    Danger

    The powder in the kit marked "plaster of Paris" is actually calcium hydroxide, which can trigger skin and eye irritation.

    Description

    This recall involves about 2,200 Animal Tracking Explorer Kits. The kit includes a bag of white powder marked "plaster of Paris," which is actually calcium hydroxide. It also includes nature study tools and equipment (field lens, specimen jars and bags, labels, puff bottle, plastic gloves, spatula, cardboard strips, paper clips, mixing pot, tweezers, spoon, notebook) and Explorer Guide.

    Sold At

    MindWare's Web site, www.MindWareOnline.com, and in their catalog from September 2007 through December 2007 for about $25.

    What To Do

    Take the recalled kits away from children immediately and contact MindWare to receive either a free replacement product or a full refund. For additional information, contact MindWare at (800) 588-1072 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT, or e-mail the company at custserv@mindware.com.

    Recent Recalls

    Our product recalls database includes information and content from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and other sources. Our database is not comprehensive. For more complete information concerning recalls, visit www.cpsc.gov or, for car seats, www.safercar.gov.