Woodstock Percussion Recalls Toy Drums for Lead Paint

WASHINGTON, D.C. – THE U.S. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION, IN COOPERATION WITH THE FIRM NAMED BELOW, TODAY ANNOUNCED A VOLUNTARY RECALL OF THE FOLLOWING CONSUMER PRODUCT. CONSUMERS SHOULD STOP USING RECALLED PRODUCTS IMMEDIATELY UNLESS OTHERWISE INSTRUCTED.

NAME OF PRODUCT: CALYPSO STEEL DRUMS

UNITS: ABOUT 2,800

MANUFACTURER: WOODSTOCK PERCUSSION INC., OF SHOKAN, N.Y.

HAZARD: SURFACE PAINT ON THE RECALLED TOY DRUMS CONTAIN EXCESSIVE LEVELS OF LEAD, VIOLATING THE FEDERAL LEAD PAINT STANDARD.

INCIDENTS/INJURIES: NONE REPORTED.

DESCRIPTION: THE RECALLED STEEL DRUM IS MADE OF STEEL AND COMES WITH TWO WOODEN DRUM STICKS AND A WOODEN STAND. THE SIDES OF THE DRUMS ARE PAINTED RED. THE DRUM PAN IS PAINTED BLACK WITH SILVER MARKINGS TO SHOW THE LOCATION OF NOTES. EACH RIM IS STAMPED WITH A #5 OR #6. NOT ALL DRUMS STAMPED WITH A #5 ARE AFFECTED BY THIS RECALL.

SOLD BY: MAIL ORDER CATALOGUES, WEB SITES AND RETAIL STORES NATIONWIDE FROM DECEMBER 2006 THROUGH DECEMBER 2007 FOR BETWEEN $50 AND $100.

MANUFACTURED IN: TRINIDAD

REMEDY: CONSUMERS SHOULD IMMEDIATELY TAKE THE RECALLED STEEL DRUM AWAY FROM CHILDREN AND RETURN IT TO WOODSTOCK PERCUSSION FOR A REPLACEMENT DRUM AND A $5 CREDIT OR PAYMENT.

CONSUMER CONTACT: FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONSUMERS CAN CONTACT WOODSTOCK PERCUSSION TOLL-FREE AT (866) 543-2848 ANYTIME, E-MAIL SAFETY@CHIMES.COM, OR VISIT THE FIRM’S WEB SITE AT WWW.WOODSTOCKPERCUSSION.COM

PICTURE OF RECALLED TOY DRUM

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