|Office of Information and Public Affairs||Washington, DC 20207|
|January 27, 2009
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by Discount School Supply firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.Units:
Distributor/Importer: Discount School Supply, of Monterey, CA
Hazard: Surface paint on the green fish can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled Jesus fish beads were sold in packages of 100 in five assorted colors (red, black, purple, light blue and green) with the word "Jesus" printed on each. The beads measure about 2 inches in length each.
Sold at: Discount School Supply's Web site from August 2006 through December 2008 for about $5.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled beads away from children and contact Discount School Supply for a refund or exchange.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Discount School Supply 1 (800) 606-3807 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.discountschoolsupply.com/SafetyInformation