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Description: July 9, 2009Release # 09-267 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 777-4891CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983 American Greetings Corp. Recalls Sport Balls Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: DesignWare Sport Balls Units: About 90,000 packages in the United States and 1,900 in Canada Importer: American Greetings Corp., of Cleveland, Ohio Hazard: The surface coating on the basketball contains excessive levels of lead, in violation of the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported Description: This recall involves DesignWare Sport Balls party favors. The package contains four mini sport balls: a basketball, a football, a baseball and a soccer ball. The model number is SPBL 1821 and is printed on the packaging. Sold at: Various retailers in the U.S. and Canada from August 2004 through April 2009 for about $3.50. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled sport balls away from children and contact American Greetings to receive a coupon for a replacement product. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact American Greetings at (800) 777-4891 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at [Learn More]

Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date07/09/2009
Recall ID5357
Recall Number09267
Product TypeToy Balls
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