Thursday, February 14, 2008

Children's Sketchbooks Recalled by eeBoo Corp. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Name of Product: Sketchbooks with Colored Spirals
Units: About 80,000 Distributor: eeBoo Corp., of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The paint on the sketchbooks' colored spiral metal bindings contains excessive levels of lead violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled children's sketchbooks have colored spiral metal bindings, drawing paper, and cardboard covers in the following styles.

"eeBoo" and the style name are printed on a sticker on the back cover. Style Name and Size: Drawing Birds (yellow spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½" -- "eeBoo Great Illustrators Sketchbook" is printed on front cover Butterflies (yellow spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½"½" -- "eeBoo Great Illustrators Sketchbook" is printed on front cover Garden Party (green spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½"½" -- "eeBoo Great Illustrators Sketchbook" is printed on front cover Up in the Tree (green spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½"½" -- "eeBoo Great Illustrators Sketchbook" is printed on front cover Nemo with Princess in Balloon (red spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½"½" -- "Sketchbook" is printed on front cover Nature (yellow spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½"½" -- "eeBoo Great Illustrators Sketchbook" is printed on front cover Princess and Butterflies (yellow spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½"½" -- "Sketchbook" is printed on front cover Princess and Butterflies (yellow spiral) 10" x 14" ½" -- "Sketchbook" is printed on front cover Other styles of sketchbooks with colored or plain metal spiral bindings are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Specialty and gift stores nationwide from September 2005 through January 2008 for about $6.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled sketchbooks away from children and contact eeBoo Corp. to receive a free replacement sketchbook with a plain metal spiral.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact eeBoo Corp. at (800) 791-5619 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.eeBoo.com

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