More Chinese-Made Products Recalled

More than a half-million Chinese-made products were recalled Thursday, including Pirates of the Caribbean and Baby Einstein toys, because they contain dangerous levels of lead.

The recalls include:

• Baby Einstein Discover & Play Color Blocks sold between June and September. http://recall.kidsii.com/default.aspx.

• Pirates of the Caribbean medallion squeeze lights sold between September 2006 and October 2007. http://www.energizer.com/company/recall.html.

• Totally Me! Funky Room Decor Sets sold at Toys R Us stores and online between May and September 2007. http://www2.toysrus.com/guest/prodRecalls/624621.cfm?source=0.

• Wooden Pull-Along Alphabet & Math Blocks wagons, Pull-Along Learning Blocks wagons, 10-in-1 Activity Learning Carts and Flip-Flop alphabet blocks sold at KB Toys stores between August 2005 and September 2007. http://www.recall.kbtinfo.com/default.htm.

• Green plastic cups shaped like Frankenstein’s head sold at Dollar General stores in September. http://www.dollargeneral.com/merchandise/recall.aspx.

• Key chains featuring a metal charm engraved with “wisdom,” “truth,” “believe,” “love,” “hope” or “dream,” sold at Dollar General stores between June 2005 and August 2007. http://www.dollargeneral.com/merchandise/recall.aspx.

• Bookmarks and journals, imported by Antioch Publishing, featuring a variety of decorations including breast cancer awareness and Winnie the Pooh. They were sold at book, card and gift stores around the country between March 2005 and October 2007. Some of the bookmarks were sold with bracelets. http://www.antioch.com/cat-189-1-227/Product-Recall.htm.

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  1. Chris and Tori Long says:

    Holy Cow! We had the blocks. I followed the link to the Baby Einstein site and they said that the lot # of our blocks were not affected. It’s scary though-you just don’t know if you can TRUST it! Thanks for helping us blogging parents stay up on all this!

  2. Honeycutt Family says:

    Ugh! Will this never end?!?!?! It is so scary!

    Thanks for the info!