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Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 800-4717
Distributor: Kahoot Products Inc., of Roswell, Ga.
Hazard: The surface paints on the badges contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled Cub Scout Totem Badges measure 4½ inches x 3 inches with a square portion measuring 2¼ inches x 2¼ inches. The Boy Scout emblem is printed on the badge along with a wolf and bear. "PROGRESS TOWARD RANKS" is also printed on the badge.
Sold at: Boy Scouts of America retail outlets nationwide from January 2000 through September 2007.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Parents should immediately remove the badges from clothing and keep the badges away from children. Contact the firm for instructions on obtaining a free replacement badge.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kahoot at (888) 800-4717, or visit the firm's Web site at www.kahoot.com