J.C. Penney Recalls Disney™ Winnie-the-Pooh Play Sets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Surface paints on the play sets contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 11, 2007
Release #08-022

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 333-6063
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

J.C. Penney Recalls Disney™ Winnie-the-Pooh Play Sets 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Disney™ Deluxe Winnie-the-Pooh 23-Piece Play Sets

Units: About 49,000

Importer: J.C. Penney, of Plano, Texas

Hazard: Surface paints on the play sets contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled play set consists of 23 pieces including: either a white or black baby doll and assorted Winnie-the-Pooh themed items such as a diaper bag, blanket, playpen, highchair, swing, stroller, and carrying bags.

Sold through: The J.C. Penney catalog, Web site and outlet stores nationwide from August 2005 through August 2007 for about $40.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled play set away from young children immediately and return it to any J.C. Penney store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For further information, contact J.C. Penney toll-free at (888) 333-6063 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.jcp.com

Picture of Recalled Disney™ Deluxe Winnie-the-Pooh 23-Piece Play Sets