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.
Name of Product: Wire-O Bound Journals and Calendars
Units: About 90,000
Manufacturer: Galison/Mudpuppy, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The paint on the metal spiral bindings of the journals contains excessive levels of lead, which violated the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled journals are spiral bound journals, activity books, and calendars sold in a variety of styles, sizes and colors. Galison or Mudpuppy and the ISBN numbers are printed on the back cover of the calendars/journals. Calendars/journals included in the recall are listed below:
Sold at: Specialty and gift stores nationwide and on-line from August 2003 through December 2007 for between $7 and $10.
Manufactured in: China