Coin Banks Recalled by TJ Promotions 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.
Name of Product: Fish Coin Banks
Units: About 1,300
Distributor: TJ Promotions, of South El Monte, Calif.
Hazard: Surface paint on the coin banks contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves coin banks made of plaster that are shaped as a fish. The coin banks are orange with white stripes.
Distribution: The coin banks were provided as a free gift to Coastal Federal Credit Union members in North Carolina from February 2006 through September 2007.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled coin bank away from children immediately and return it to where it was received for a free replacement as soon as one is available.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact T J Promotions toll-free at (866) 742-2493 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm?s Web site at www.tjpromo.com