Topics:consumer product safety, foot, ingestion, lead level, navy
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed.
Product: 9-foot patio umbrellas
Manufacturer: Atico International USA Inc., of Ft. Lauderdale,Fla.
Hazard: The umbrella poles contain paint with excessive lead levels,which can cause adverse health effects if ingested by young children.
Description: These patio umbrellas were sold in tan, red, green and navy blue.
Sold at: Longs Drug Stores nationwide from April through May 2006 for $40.
Remedy: Stop using the umbrella and return it to the retailer for a refund.
Contact: Call 877-546-4835 or visit www.aticousa.com.
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