|Office of Information and Public Affairs||Washington, DC 20207|
|October 11, 2007
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.Units:
Distributor: Flaghouse Inc., of Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.
Hazard: Surface paint on the balance beam contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves a foam balance beam measuring 72-inches x 4-inches x 1/2-inch with a blue vinyl cover. A yellow Kidnastics logo is printed on the top of the beam.
Sold at: Various catalogs and Internet Web sites from January 2007 through September 2007 for about $13.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the beam and contact Flaghouse for a free replacement, a full refund, or credit toward the purchase of another product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Flaghouse at (800) 793-7900 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.flaghouse.com