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Cost Plus Inc. Recalls Wooden Animal Drum Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Wooden animal drum

Units: About 1,000

Importer: Cost Plus Inc. of Oakland, Calif.

Hazard: The paint used on the drum is in excess of the maximum allowable level of 90 ppm, a violation of the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None

Description: The recalled toy is a wooden hexagon drum with pictures of animals on the six sides. SKU No. 424857 is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the drum.

Sold at: Cost Plus World Market stores nationwide from December 2010 through May 2011 for about $7.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the toy and return it to Cost Plus World Market for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cost Plus toll-free at (877) 967-5362 between 7 a.m. and midnight ET seven days a week or visit the firm's website at www.worldmarket.com

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's Web site.

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