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Units: About 26,500 pins in the United States and 2,200 in Canada
Importer: Build-A-Bear Workshop, of St. Louis, Mo.
Hazard: Surface paints on the lapel pin contain excessive levels of lead, which can be toxic if ingested by children.
Description: The lapel pin features a heart, bear head and peace sign in front of a globe. Love.Hugs.Peace. is printed on the pin.
Sold by: Build-A-Bear Workshop stores nationwide and at www.buildabear.com from July 2009 through October 2010 for $3.50.
Remedy: Return the pin to any Build-A-Bear Workshop store for a $5 store coupon, or contact the company for alternate instructions on receiving a refund.
Contact: Call 866-236-5683 or visit www.buildabear.com.