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Children’s Memory Testing Cards Recalled by Riverside Publishing Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

childrenrecalledstandard.jpgThe 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.Name of Product: Memory Testing Cards sold as part of educational testing kits

Units: About 5,300

Distributor: Riverside Publishing Co., of Rolling Meadows, Ill.

Hazard: Surface paint on the cards contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves the Universal Nonverbal Intelligence Test?Symbolic Memory Cards. The memory testing cards are part of a kit used to test children?s physical and mental abilities. They are white with green figures, measure 1 ?? x 1 ??, and were sold as part of a kit model number 922782 , or were sold in packages of 10 cards model number 922775 . The model numbers are located on the packaging.

Sold by: Riverside Publishing to testing facilities and administrators nationwide from January 2003 through November 2007 for about $550.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Purchasers should immediately stop using the recalled memory cards and return them to Riverside Publishing for free replacement cards. The firm is contacting purchasers directly.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Riverside Publishing at 800 323-9540 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, or visit the firm?s Web site at

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