The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Importer: Shakespeare Casting Game and Fishing Kits
Hazard: The label on the fishing rod contains a surface coating containing high levels of lead, which can be toxic if ingested by children.
Description: The recalled fishing kit consists of a red and blue rod and reel with red foam targets and hook. The label on the front of the reel reads, “Casting Fun.”
Sold at: Specialty fishing retailers nationwide from November 2008 through January 2009 for about $15.
Remedy: Contact Pure Fishing for a replacement or refund.
Contact: Call 800-466-5643 or visit www.purefishing.com.