July 10, 2001Raymond Geddes & Co. Inc.
Recalls Velcro Wallets
MD - Raymond Geddes & Co. Inc. is voluntarily recalling about 55,000 children's
Velcro wallets. The zipper pull in the wallet contains lead, which can present a risk of
lead poisoning to young children.
CPSC and Raymond Geddes & Co. Inc. have not received reports of any injuries relating
to these wallets. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.
The wallets are 3.5 by 5 inches when closed and have a Velcro closing flap. They come in
various solid colors on the outside of the wallet and multiple colors on the inside. They
have black trim around the edges and between the pockets. The wallet contains five
pockets, one of which contains a zipper. The backing on the largest pocket is yellow. Each
wallet contains a tag that states "MADE IN CHINA."
Toy stores nationwide sold these wallets from August 1998 through April 2001 for about $1.
Consumers should immediately take these wallets away from children, and return the wallets
to the store where purchased for a refund. For more information, call Raymond Geddes &
Co. at (800) 533-6273 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers also
can contact the firm by email at email@example.com.
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