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Paint and Coloring Sets Recalled Due to Lead Hazard

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By Admin on August 30, 2007 2:18 PM

Toys 'R" Us and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have announced a recall of the "Imaginarium" 213-Piece Wooden Coloring Case, due to excess levels of lead in paint on the packaging and in the paint set inside the case. According to a CPSC Press Release on the Recall, the Imaginarium 213-Piece Wooden Coloring Case "includes crayons, pastels, colored pencils, fiber pens, paintbrush, pencil, water colors, palette, white paint, ruler and pencil sharpener in a light tan wooden carrying case" which measures approximately 14 inches high and 19 inches wide. The CPSC Press Release contains photographs of the Imaginarium Wooden Coloring Cases. No injuries or illnesses have been reported in connection with this product, but consumers should immediately take the products away from children and return the item to the nearest Toys "R" Us store for store credit, according to the CPSC.