Recall for Moms

Product Recall Information for Moms


U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

October 4, 2007
Release #08-010

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 543-1515
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Antioch Publishing Recalls Bookmarks and Journals 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.

Note: This recall has been expanded .


Importer: Antioch Publishing, of Yellow Springs, Ohio

Hazard: Paint on the spiral metal bindings of the journals, clip of the bookmarks and the clear coating on the marquis bookmarks and bracelets contain excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint ban.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves various designs of bookmarks and journals from Antioch Publishing's Signature Collection. The character-themed bookmarks and journals include the following designs:

Clip Bookmarks
Winnie the Pooh (© Disney)
Lady Bug & Flower
Hope & Courage
Sun & Rainbow
Sun & Moon
Follow Him & Cross
Monkey & Bananas
Marquis Bookmarks
Hugging Cat

Bookmarks Sold with Bracelets
Mother's Touch
Breast Cancer

Cherry Blossoms

Sold at: Book, card and gift stores nationwide from March 2005 through October 2007 for between $4 and $14.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the bookmarks and journals away from children and contact Antioch Publishing for a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Antioch Publishing at (800) 543-1515 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at

Picture of Recalled Journal
Cool Clip
Picture of Recalled Bookmark
Picture of Recalled Bookmark/Bracelet

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