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: Cool ClipTM and Mini Cool ClipTM Bookmarks
Units: About 200,000 (an additional 150,000 bookmarks and journals were recalled on October 4, 2007)
Importer: Antioch Publishing, of Yellow Springs, Ohio
Hazard: Paint on the clip of the bookmarks contains excessive levels of lead, which violates the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves various designs of the Cool Clip and Mini Cool Clip bookmarks. The themed metals bookmarks include the following designs:
Cool ClipsTM Bookmarks
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Mini Cool ClipsTM Bookmarks
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Sold at: Book, card and gift stores nationwide from April 2003 through October 2007 for about $4.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the bookmarks away from children and contact Antioch Publishing for a refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Antioch Publishing at (800) 543-1515 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.antioch.com