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.
Units: About 204,000
Importer: St. Martin’s Press LLC, of New York
Hazard: A red plastic dot sewn in the book contains high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by children.
Description: “Big Rex and Friends” is on the cover of the book.
Sold at: Barnes & Noble, Toys “R” Us, Amazon, Borders and other bookstores and retailers nationwide from May 2004 through October 2009 for about $9.
Remedy: Take the book away from children and contact St. Martin’s Press for a refund.
Contact: Call 800-347-9411 or visit www.priddybooks.com/recall.