Toy Gardening Rakes
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: Toy Gardening Hand Rakes
Units: About 400
Distributor: Downeast Concepts Inc., of Yarmouth, Maine
Manufacturer: Zhongshan Foods, of China
Hazard: The paint on the gardening tool hand rake contains excessive
levels of lead, violating the federal standard on lead in paint on toys.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled toy gardening tool hand rake has a wooden
handle and a plastic yellow bottom. "Backyard and beyond Garden Tools"
is printed on the toy's tag which hangs from the toy's handle.
Sold at: Various home improvement and toy stores nationwide from June
2007 through November 2007 for about $2.50.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy gardening
rake away from children and return it to the store where purchased for a
replacement toy hand rake.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Downeast Concepts
toll-free at (800) 343-2424 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday
through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.backyard-beyond.com,
or email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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