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.