|Office of Information and Public Affairs||Washington, DC 20207|
|December 19, 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:
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 www.discountschoolsupply.com or email at firstname.lastname@example.org