All About Electricity, All About Magnets; Ideal and Brighter Child Science Kits; The Science Search Lab: Electricity, The Science Search Lab: Light

Código SIAR: 19720
Categoría: Hobby /Equipo recreacional y de deportes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/School-Specialty-Publishing-Recalls-Childrens-Science-Kits-for-Thermal-Burn-Hazard
Fecha de Publicación: 22 ago, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: Sudafrica
Fabricante: School Specialty Publishing; Brighter Child; Ideal
Descripción del Defecto: School Specialty Publishing Recalls Children's Science Kits for Thermal Burn Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2006 Release #06-240 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 253-5469 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 School Specialty Publishing Recalls Children's Science Kits for Thermal Burn Hazard 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: "Ideal" and "Brighter Child" Brand Science Kits Units: About 43,000 Distributor: School Specialty Publishing, of Columbus, Ohio Hazard: The battery case in the science kit can overheat, posing a thermal burn hazard. Incidents/Injuries: School Specialty has received one report of the battery case overheating, which resulted in a young boy receiving minor burns to his fingers. Description and Models: This recall involves Ideal and Brighter Child-brand science kits. Models included are "All About Electricity," "All About Magnets," "The Science Search Lab: Electricity," and "The Science Search Lab: Light." The kits were sold in brightly colored 11 3/4-inch by 12-inch boxes with a plastic window and door flap on the front. Sold at: Educational stores and bookstores nationwide, and the schoolspecialty.com Web site, from July 2004 through May 2006 for between $16 and $24. Manufactured In: South Africa Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the science kits and return them to the place of purchase or School Specialty for a refund. Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can contact School Specialty toll-free at (800) 253-5469 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.schoolspecialtypublishing.com