Target recalls children's belts over lead paint

June 18, 2010 9:16:44 AM PDT
More than 100,000 boys' and girls' belts sold at Target are being recalled.The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the belt buckles contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

The belts were sold at Target stores and on Target.com nationwide from December 2008 through December 2009 for between $7 and $9.

This recall involves two types of belts: The Cherokee boys' belts and Circo girls' belts. The Cherokee belts are black and brown reversible belts with heavy stitching in sizes M-XL. The belts came in a pack of two with the numbers 202/08/0018, 202/08/0019 or 202/08/0020 embossed on the belt. The girls' Circo belts are pink and white with heart buckles in sizes XS-L. They were sold in a 2-pack with the numbers 202/05/0071, 202/05/0072, 202/05/0073 or 202/05/0074 listed on the product label attached to the inside of the belt.

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