Saturday, January 12, 2008

Kash N' Gold Recalls Tinker Bell Novelty Lamps Due to Violation of LeadPaint Standard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, incooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop usingre called products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Tinker Bell Lamps

Units: 60,000

Manufacturer: Kash N' Gold Ltd., of Deer Park, N.Y.

Hazard: The surface paint on the lamps contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled Tinker Bell lamp has model "Tinker Bell Lamp"printed on the bottom of the lamp. The lamp has a sculpted Tinker Bell in a flower garden with an animation of Tinker Bell swaying back and forth while music plays when the light switch or demo button is depressed.

Sold at: Electronic and appliance retailers nationwide, including Lowe's from January 2007 through October 2007 for about $40.

Manufactured in: Hong Kong

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lamps and return them to the store where purchased for a refund or contact the firm to receive a Kash N' Gold merchandise credit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kash N' Gold at (800) 354-8785 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m Monday through Friday or visitthe firm's Web site at www.kngamerica.com

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