Lowes storage bins being recalled

May 2, 2008 4:02:45 PM PDT
Wood bins contain high levels of lead

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: Children's Storage Bins

Units: About 84,000

Importer: L G Sourcing, Inc., of North Wilkesboro, N.C.

Manufacturer: Magus Industry Co. Ltd., of Taiwan

Hazard: Surface paint on the storage bins could contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled storage bins are wooden with scalloped edges and were sold in pastel green or pink. Item number 226782 (pastel green storage bin) or 226781 (pink storage bin) is located on the bottom of the storage bin. No other storage bins or colors are included in this recall.

Sold at: Lowe's retail outlets nationwide from March 2007 through February 2008 for about $6.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled storage bins away from children and return them to any Lowe's store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact L G Sourcing toll-free at (866) 493-6563 anytime, or visit www.lowes.com.


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