CPSC Posts Recall to its Web Site

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the firm listed below.  Recalls can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov.

 

Company Name

 

Discount School Supply, of Monterey, Calif.

Product Name

 

Excellerations™ Magnetic Color Sorting Boards

Quantity

 

About 3,700

Hazard

 

The magnet in the wand can detach and the plywood backing can crack and release small metal balls that are sandwiched between the board and a clear plastic cover. These pose choking and serious internal injury risks associated with ingestion of a magnet and metal ball. The surface paint on the metal balls contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint standard.

           

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CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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