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 2,300
Importer: Rawlings Sporting Goods Co. Inc., of St. Louis, Mo.
Description: Junior batting helmets come in yellow and orange with black accents. Model number CFHLJR is on the rear of the helmet.
Sold by: Sporting goods retailers nationwide from July through November 2007 for about $40.
Remedy: Contact either the retailer where the product was purchased or Rawlings for a free replacement product.
Contact: Call 800-729-5464 or visit www.rawlings.com.
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