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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

March 12, 2009
Release # 09-150
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 466-5643
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Pure Fishing Recalls Children's Fishing Games Due to Violation of Ban on Lead in Paint

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Units:

Distributer: Pure Fishing Inc., of Columbia, S.C.

Hazard: The label on the fishing rod contains a surface coating containing high levels of lead in violation of the ban on lead in paint.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled Shakespeare Casting Game and Fishing Kit consists of a red and blue rod and reel with red foam targets and hook. The label is found on the front of the reel and reads "Casting Fun".

Sold by: Specialty fishing retailers nationwide from November 2008 through January 2009 for about $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled game away from children and call Pure Fishing for a free replacement product or full refund.

Contact: For additional information, contact Pure Fishing at (800) 466-5643 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at

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