The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed.
Product: Ideal and Brighter Child science kits
Distributor: School Specialty Publishing, of Columbus, Ohio
Hazard: The battery case can overheat, posing a thermal burn hazard.
Description: Recalled models include All About Electricity, All About Magnets, The Science Search Lab: Electricity and The Science Search Lab:Light.
Sold at: Educational stores and bookstores nationwide and the schoolspecialty.comWeb site from July 2004 through May 2006 for $16 to $24.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the science kits and return them to the place of purchase or School Specialty for a refund.
Contact: Call 800-253-5469 or visit www.schoolspecialtypublishing.com.