About 150,000 bookmarks and journals have been recalled by Antioch Publishing of Yellowsprings, Ohio due to lead paint found on the products.
Paint on the spiral metal bindings of the journals and clip and clear coating on the bookmarks contain excessive levels of lead. The following designs are included in the recall:
Winnie the Pooh
Lady Bug & Flower
Hope & Courage
Sun & Rainbow
Follow Him & Cross
Monkey & Bananas
Bookmarks with Bracelets:
The recalled bookmarks and journals were sold at book, card, and gift stores nationwide from March 2005 to October 2007 for $4 - $14.
Parents should immediately take the recalled bookmarks and journals away form children and contact Antioch Publishing for a refund. Call (800) 543-1515 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday to Friday or visit www.antioch.comTo see this entire recall, including pictures, visit