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Cub Scouts Totem Badges

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Cub Scouts Totem Badges

Units: About 1.6 million

Distributor: Kahoot Products Inc., of Roswell, Ga.

Hazard: The surface paints on the badges contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled Cub Scout Totem Badges measure 4 inches x 3 inches with a square portion measuring 2 inches x 2 inches. The Boy Scout emblem is printed on the badge along with a wolf and bear. "PROGRESS TOWARD RANKS" is also printed on the badge.

Sold at: Boy Scouts of America retail outlets nationwide from January 2000 through September 2007.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Parents should immediately remove the badges from clothing and keep the badges away from children. Contact the firm for instructions on obtaining a free replacement badge.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kahoot at (770) 552-2921, or visit the firm's Web site.

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.

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