June 5, 2003Creative Kids Has Recalled Children's Art
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has released the
following information. Consumers should stop using recalled products
immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product:
Children's Art Supply Sets
Manufacturer: Creative Kids Inc. of Monsey, N.Y.
Hazard: The sets contain mini-cutters with razor blades which pose a
laceration hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: The Commission and Creative Kids are aware of an
incident where an 8-year-old girl received minor cuts to her finger when she
used the mini-cutter.
Description: The 87-piece art supply sets were sold in solid wood grain
boxes. The sets contain crayons, markers, scissors, water and oil paints,
brushes, etc. A label on the box reads "JUMBO ART CASE 87 pieces" and "Item
Sold at: Bigg's stores in Ohio and Kentucky from August 2002 through March
2003 for about $16.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should remove the mini-cutters from the set and return
them to Creative Kids to get a free pack of colored paper clips.
Consumer Contact: Call Creative Kids toll-free at (888) 678-8697 between 9
a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.