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Toy Blocks Recalled Due to Lead Paint

[BOLD {October 4, 2007}]

KB Toys has recalled about 10,000 wooden learning toys because the levels of lead on surface paint violate the federal lead paint standard.

The following toys are included in the recall: Wooden Pull-Along Alphabet & Math Block Wagons, Wooden Pull-Along Learning Blocks Wagons, 10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts, and Flip-Flip Alphabet Blocks. All recalled toys were made in China and sold at KB Toys stores nationwide.

The Wooden Pull-Along Alphabet & Math Block Wagons and Learning Blocks Wagons contain 28 blocks and a pull string. The blocks have letters, words, numbers, and pictures on them. The wagons measure 7 1/2" by 13". The words "First Learning" or "My Kidz" are printed on the packaging as well as UPC #834162002158 or #834162002165. They were sold from August 2005 to August 2007 for $9-13.

The 10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts measure 7 1/2" by 16 1/2" by 7 3/4" with "First Learning" and UPC #834162002127 printed on the packaging. They were sold from August 2006 to September 2007 for about $30.

The Flip-Flop Alphabet Blocks measure about 10 1/8" by 10 3/4" by 2 3/4" and have "First Learning and UPC #834162001212 on the packaging. The blocks have letters, words, numbers, and pictures on them. They were sold from August 2006 to September 2007 for $7.

Parents should immediately take these toys away from children and return them to any KB Toys store for store credit. For more information, call KB Toys at (888) 843-9520 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday to Friday or visit www.recall.kbtinfo.com To see this entire recall, including pictures, visit
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08004.html

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