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J.C. Penney recalls Deluxe Art Sets

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

Name of Product: Deluxe Wood Art Sets

Units: About 19,000

Importer: J.C. Penney, of Plano, Texas

Hazard: Surface paint on the outside of the wooden box contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled art set consists of a wooden box with several pull-out trays containing 177 different art items, including paints and brushes.

Sold through: The J.C. Penney catalog and Web site from September 2005 through August 2007 for about $40.

Manufactured in: Taiwan and Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled products away from young children immediately and return it to any J.C. Penney store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For further information, contact J.C. Penney toll-free at (888) 333-6063 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.jcp.com

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