Antioch Publishing recalls additional bookmarks

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

Sun (two styles)



Flip Flop

Lady Bug

Music Symbol


Mini Cool ClipsTM Bookmarks

Flower & Tiki

Peace Flower & Yin Yang

Lighthouse & Sailboat

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