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

December 19, 2007
Alert #08-528

Discount School Supply Recalls Measuring Chart 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.


Manufacturer: Discount School Supply, of Monterey, Calif.

Hazard: The paint on the grow chart contains excess levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The Giant Grow Chart measures a child's growth with a giant yellow ruler-shaped plastic chart. The grow chart also has a picture of a bean stalk painted on it from top to bottom.

Sold by: Discount School Supply catalogs and the company's Web site from August 2000 through August 2007 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the chart immediately and contact Discount School Supply to receive a credit or refund.

Consumer Contact: For more additional information, contact Discount School Supply at (800) 919-5242 between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday; visit the firm's Web site at or email at

Picture of Recalled Grow Chart

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