Recall for Moms

Product Recall Information for Moms

Recall Alert

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

October 11, 2007
Alert #08-501

Flaghouse Inc. Recalls Kidnastics Balance Beams Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

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.


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

Picture of Recalled Kidnastics Balance Beam

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