Cost Plus Inc. Recalls Wooden Animal Drum Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

About 1,000 wooden animal drums are being recalled by Cost Plus because they exceed maximum lead paint standards issued by the CPSC.

Name of Product: Wooden animal drum

Units: About 1,000

Importer: Cost Plus Inc. of Oakland, Calif.

Hazard: The paint used on the drum is in excess of the maximum allowable level of 90 ppm, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None

Description: The recalled toy is a wooden hexagon drum with pictures of animals on the six sides. SKU No. 424857 is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the drum.

Sold at: Cost Plus World Market stores nationwide from December 2010 through May 2011 for about $7.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the toy and return it to Cost Plus World Market for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cost Plus toll-free at (877) 967-5362 between 7 a.m. and midnight ET seven days a week or visit the firm’s website at www.worldmarket.com

Picture of recalled Wooden Animal Drum

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