Topics:ingestion, lead poisoning
Products recalled due to risk of lead exposure
The following products are being recalled because they may contain high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Units: About 142,000
Importer: Family Dollar Stores, of Charlotte, N.C.
Description: The purple Halloween pails feature a picture of a witch figure silhouetted against a green moon.
Sold at: Family Dollar stores nationwide from August through October 2007 for $1.
Remedy: Return the pail to any Family Dollar store for a refund.
Contact: Call 800-547-0359 or visit www.familydollar.com.
Copyright © 2007 by the American Academy of Pediatrics