The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation Discount School Supply of California, today announced a voluntary recall about 20,000 Shaving Paint Brushes. Surface paint on the brush handles can contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
The recall involves a set of six “shaving-style” brushes, which are about 4-inches long. The brushes’ handles are painted blue, purple, orange, yellow, lime green, and pink. The item number #SHVBRSH is printed on the product’s packaging. Brush sets with handles in brown, dark blue, red, green, blue, and black are not included in this recall. The recalled brushes were also included with the “BioColor® Foam Paint Starter Kit” and “Colorations® Foam Paint Starter Kit.”
Sold by Discount School Supply’s catalog and Web site from May 2004 through August 2007 for about $5. The BioColor® kits were sold from May 2004 through June 2006 for about $60. The Colorations® kits were sold from July 2006 through August 2007 for about $60.
Manufactured in China, consumers should stop using the brushes immediately and contact Discount School Supply to receive a free replacement brush set. For more information, contact Discount School Supply at 800-293-9314 between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific time Monday through Friday; visit http://www.discountschoolsupply.com/ or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org