Wednesday, May 2, 2007

RECALL: Anima Bamboo Game due to Lead Hazard

Target is recalling about 5,000 Anima Bamboo Collection Games due to lead poisoning hazard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Target, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. The toys in the bamboo game sets could contain lead paint, which is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects. There were no incidents or injuries reported. This recall involves Anima-Bamboo Collection Games. The games contain 38 bamboo pads, four ghosts, and one dice. The product’s packaging is an orange box with the words “Anima” and “BAMBOO Collection Games” are printed on each side. They were sold at Target stores nationwide from December 2006 through April 2007 for $10.
Consumers should immediately take the game away from children and return them to the nearest Target store for full refund, including applicable sales tax. For additional information, call Target at 800-440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Central time Monday through Friday, or visit

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