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Home Life Product Recalls Children's Art Easels Recalled by MacPherson's Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard
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Children's Art Easels Recalled by MacPherson's Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

 

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: Young Artist Easels

 

Units: About 10,000

 

Manufacturer: MacPherson's, of Emeryville, Calif.

 

Hazard: The chalkboard surface coating contains high levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

 

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

 

Description: This recall involves a children's art easel which has a chalkboard surface on one side and a white board surface on the other side. The item number is AA13301 and the UPC number is 082435133010 which can be found on the original packaging.

 

Sold at: Art supply stores nationwide and online from July 2004 through June 2009 for about $75.

 

Manufactured in: China

 

Remedy: Consumer should immediately take these recalled easels away from children and contact the firm to receive a free replacement chalkboard panel.

 

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact MacPherson's at (866) 319-5335 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, visit the firm's Web site at www.art-alternatives.com/recall or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled products, please go to:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10032.html

 

 

 

 

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