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Children's Sketchbooks with Colored Spirals Recalled

 

eeBoo Corp., of New York, NY has recalled about 80,000 sketchbooks with colored spirals. The sketchbooks' colored spiral metal bindings contain high levels of lead.

The recalled sketchbooks have cardboard covers in different styles and colored spiral metal bindings. "eBoo" and the style name are printed on a sticker on the back cover.

The following styles and sizes have been recalled:

Drawing Birds (yellow spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½" -- "eeBoo Great Illustrators Sketchbook" is printed on front cover

Butterflies (yellow spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½"½" -- "eeBoo Great Illustrators Sketchbook" is printed on front cover

Garden Party (green spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½"½" -- "eeBoo Great Illustrators Sketchbook" is printed on front cover

Up in the Tree (green spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½"½" -- "eeBoo Great Illustrators Sketchbook" is printed on front cover

Nemo with Princess in Balloon (red spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½"½" -- "Sketchbook" is printed on front cover

Nature (yellow spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½"½" -- "eeBoo Great Illustrators Sketchbook" is printed on front cover

Princess and Butterflies (yellow spiral) 8 ½" x 11 ½"½" -- "Sketchbook" is printed on front cover

Princess and Butterflies (yellow spiral) 10" x 14" ½" -- "Sketchbook" is printed on front cover

The recalled sketchbooks were manufactured in China and sold at stores nationwide from September 2005 to January 2008 for $6.

Parents should immediately take the recalled sketchbooks away from children and contact eeBoo Corp. to receive a free replacement sketchbook with a plain spiral. Call (800) 791-5619 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday to Friday, or visit www.eeBoo.com.

To view this entire recall including pictures of the sketchbooks, visit http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08184.html

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