Friday, October 12, 2007

RECALL: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Travel Art Sets Due to Lead Paint

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Distribution in Tennessee yesterday announced a voluntary recall about 7,800 Princess Magnetic Travel Art Set Lap Desks. The surface paint on the zipper pull of the lap desk contains lead in excess of the federal lead paint standard. There were no reported injuries or incidents. The recalled Travel Art Set Lap Desk is a zippered case that opens into a lap desk with markers, crayons, and magnetic pieces. The lap desk is 10 3/4-inches wide and is pink colored. “Made in China” and item number 266822 are printed on a sticker located on the product’s packaging. They were sold at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations nationwide from April 2007 through August 2007 for about $20 and manufactured in China.
Consumers should stop using these art sets immediately, and contact the firm or return the product to any Cracker Barrel location for a full refund. For additional information, contact Cracker Barrel toll-free at 888-296-2721 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit

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