The battery case in the science kit can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
This recall involves about 43,000 Ideal and Brighter Child-brand science kits. Models include:
Educational stores and bookstores nationwide, and the schoolspecialty.com Web site, from July 2004 through May 2006 for between $16 and $24.
Stop using the science kits immediately and return them to the place of purchase or School Specialty for a refund. For more information, contact School Specialty toll-free at (800) 253-5469 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.schoolspecialtypublishing.com.
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